Pouring a bowl of cereal and adding milk is autopilot for most people, a habit they’ve kept since childhood. Cereal is SO convenient, especially for those hectic mornings where you have a million things going on at once. In this way, cereal can be your best friend. However, cereal can also be your worst enemy when trying to lose weight due to the crazy amount of sugar.
Here is a run down of Skinny Mom approved cereals containing the least amount of sugar.
General Mills’ Fiber One— Fiber One cereal is known for…well, its’ fiber. Fiber is a great way support the digestive tract. Unfortunately, many cereals high in fiber are also high in sugar. This is not so with Fiber One as it contains no sugar.
Post’s Shredded Wheat— This classic cereal is one of the healthiest cereals you can eat because it is made of whole wheat grains. It also has no sugar, so you can dress it up with some of your favorite fresh fruits.
General Mill’s Cheerios—Cheerio’s are the staple of breakfast cereals. In addition to this, General Mills recently started making Cheerios GMO free! With only 1 gram of sugar, you can rest assured that your kids won’t get the dreaded sugar buzz.
Kellogg’s Corn Flakes— The delicate yet crisp and crunchy taste of corn flakes has been popular amongst breakfast eaters for decades. Corn is naturally sweet, so this cereal only has 2 grams of sugar per serving.
General Mill’s Rice Chex— Rice Chex have a distinctive shape and texture that is enjoyed by millions of people a year. It’s often used to make trail mix and some yummy desserts. It is low-calorie, gluten-free, and only has 2 grams of sugar.
Kellogg’s Crispix— This cereal is fun because one side is crispy rice, while the other side is crunchy corn. It has 3 grams of sugar.
Kellogg’s Rice Crispies— “Snack, crackle, pop” is the song we all sang when we ate this cereal as a kid. Rice Crispies are a delicious (but not healthy) treat when mixed with marshmallows. They are low in sugar, containing only 3 grams.
General Mill’s Corn Chex— This corn variety of the Rice Chex is also gluten-free and low-calorie. It contains just 3 grams of sugar.
General Mill’s Kix— This crispy corn puff cereal is a favorite of many for generations. It only has 3 grams of sugar.
Kellogg’s Product 19—As the name suggests, this cereal is Kellogg’s 19th creation. It is made of corn, oats, wheat, and rice and has 4 grams of sugar.