Everyone knows it’s important to start your day with a healthy breakfast, but that doesn’t mean it always happens. Often, it’s little more than coffee or you wind up grabbing a calorie-packed pastry. Even with breakfast cereal, it’s easy to end up with something that’s mostly sugar and simple carbs, which will leave your stomach growling in no time.
When choosing a breakfast cereal, you’ll always want to go with an option that’s balanced with a good amount of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber, without too much saturated fat or sugar. If cereal is your go-to meal in the morning, these are 15 of the healthiest options you can eat.
15. Kashi Autumn Wheat Whole Wheat Biscuits
- Why it’s a good choice: Contains 6 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein per serving
Think of Frosted Mini-Wheats, except slightly better for you. This cereal has only three ingredients: organic whole-grain wheat, organic can sugar, and natural flavor. While it does have 7 grams of sugar, it contains 5 grams less than a serving of Frosted Mini-Wheats. The carbohydrates are relatively high (like with most cereals), but this option boasts 6 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein per serving. This minimally processed cereal will give you energy to start your day and keep you full for much longer than the average bowl.
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