10 Best New Healthy Breakfast Cereals
Looking for a healthy way to start your day? Give these healthy -- and tasty-- new breakfast cereals a try.
10 Best New Healthy Breakfast Cereals continued...
A 1.1 oz (2/3 cup) serving has 100 calories, 2 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate
(6 g sugar), 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g fiber, 150 mg
sodium. Calories from sugar: 24%.
9. Heart Healthy Whole Grain Cranberry Instant Oatmeal (Trader
This instant oatmeal is not only unusual because it features dried
cranberries, but also because it contains ground flaxseed (although the package
doesn’t say how many grams of omega-3s are in each serving) and healthy plant
sterol esters (adding .65 grams of plant sterol esters per serving). The third
ingredient listed on the label, inulin, is a good-for-you soluble fiber.
One packet has 160 calories, 4 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (10 g sugar),
2.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g fiber, 90 mg sodium.
Calories from sugar: 25%.
10. Kashi Go Lean Honey & Cinnamon Instant Hot Cereal
Unlike oatmeal, this instant hot cereal has a variety of taste and textures.
It’s only slightly sweet, so you may want to add some fresh, frozen, or dried
fruit for some added flavor.
One packet has 150 calories, 8 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate (7 g sugar), 2 g
fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 g fiber, 100 mg sodium. Calories
from sugar: 19%.
(Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for WebMD and the author
of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her