Recommended: Cereals made with all or mostly Whole Grains (No trans fats, little or no added sugars; but check the list of ingredients -- recipes can change.)
Cheerios - General Mills Chex, Wheat or Multi Grain - General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch - General Mills Cinnamon Grahams - General Mills French Toast Crunch - General Mills Golden Grahams - General Mills Grape Nuts - Post Grape Nut Flakes - Post Great Grains, all varieties - Post Healthy Choice Mueslix - Kelloggs Healthy Choice Almond Crunch with Raisins - Kelloggs Healthy Choice Low Fat Granola - Kelloggs Healthy Choice Toasted Brown Sugar Squares - Kelloggs Kashi (all varieties) - Kashi Company Life - Quaker Mini-Wheats, all varieties - Kelloggs Muesli - Familia Nutri-Grain, all varieties - Kelloggs Oatmeal Crisp, all varieties - General Mills Oatmeal Squares - Quaker Organic Healthy Fiber Multigrain Flakes - Health Valley Puffed Wheat - Quaker and others Shredded Wheat, all varieties and sizes - Post and others Smart Start - Kelloggs South Beach Diet Toasted Wheats Total - General Mills Uncle Sam - U.S. Mills Weetabix Wheaties - General Mills Barbara's, Cascadian Farm, Mother's, Nature's Promise and other smaller brands that specialize in "healthful" cereals (but always check the list of ingredients).
Recommended: All Bran or High Bran Cereals (no trans fats, little or no added sugars. )
100% Bran - Post All Bran, all varieties - Kelloggs Bran Flakes - Post Chex, Multi-Bran - General Mills Complete Wheat Bran Flakes - Kelloggs Complete Oat Bran Flakes - Kelloggs Cracklin' Oat Bran - Kelloggs Crunchy Corn Bran - Quaker Fiber 7 Flakes - Health Valley Fiber One - General Mills Fruit & Bran - Post Granola, Low Fat - Kelloggs Oat Bran - Quaker Oat Bran Flakes - Health Valley Oat Bran Flakes with Raisins - Health Valley Organic Bran with Raisins - Health Valley Raisin Bran - Kelloggs Raisin Bran Flakes - Health Valley Raisin Bran, Whole Grain Wheat - Post Raisin Nut Bran - General Mills Shredded Wheat 'n' Bran - Post Total, Raisin Bran - General Mills Weight Watchers Flakes 'n' Fiber 100% Natural Granola - Quaker
Not Recommended - Cereals that STILL Contain Partially Hydrogenated Oils (Trans Fats) at last check These cereals also are primarily refined grains and are high in added sugars.
Basic Four - General Mills Chocolate Peanut Butter Pops - Kelloggs Cocoa Krispies - Kelloggs Corn Pops - Kelloggs Froot Loops - Kelloggs Mini-Swirlz - Kelloggs Smacks - Kelloggs
Not Recommended - Cereals Made from Refined Grains Many of these also contain a lot of added sugar
Apple Jacks - Kelloggs Cap'n Crunch, all varieties - Quaker Chex, Rice or Corn - General Mills Cocoa Frosted Flakes - Kelloggs Cocoa Blasts - Quaker Cocoa Pebbles - Post Cocoa Puffs - General Mills Cookie Crisp/Chocolate Chip - General Mills Corn Pops - Kelloggs Corn Flakes - Kelloggs and others Count Chocula - General Mills Crispix - Kelloggs Frosted Flakes - Kelloggs Fruity Pebbles - Post Honey Bunches of Oats - Post Honey Comb - Post Honey Nut Clusters - General Mills Kix - General Mills Lucky Charms - General Mills Product 19 - Kelloggs Puffed Rice - Quaker Reese's Peanut Butter Puffs - General Mills Rice Krispies, all varieties - Kelloggs Special K - Kelloggs Total Corn Flakes - General Mills