This great Aussie breakfast staple comes in at a healthy number 3; it's a great choice for breakfasts. Weet-bix do have some salt and sugar added for flavour, but it is minimal. They're also fortified with niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate and iron.
Best weetabix alternative: Aldi Harvest Morn Wheat Bisks. Best golden syrup-flavoured porridge: Quaker Oats So Simple Golden Syrup Porridge. Best special k-style cereal: ASDA Special Flakes Cereal. Best fruit & nut muesli: Lizi's Super Muesli Glow.
Plain Cheerios are one of the lowest sugar breakfast cereals on our list. This earthy-tasting, whole grain cereal is also a particularly heart-healthy choice in that it's cholesterol-free and low in fat.
1. Honey Smacks (USA) = 50% sugar. Honey Smacks, quite appropriately known as Sugar Smacks when the cereal launched in 1953, now has a healthier-sounding name but is still a massive 50% sugar. It contains 18g/0.6oz (4.5tsp) sugar in the suggested 36g/1.2oz serving.
Source of nutrients: Special K cereal is a good source of vitamins A and D and an excellent source of vitamin C, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, and vitamins B12 and B6, and can be consumed as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet.
Porridge contains less Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Manganese than Cereal. Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 519% higher. Porridge contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Cereal.
Uncle Tobys Plus Fibre is an excellent source of fibre for digestive balance and well-being#, providing over 20% of your daily fibre needs*. A delicious combination of apples, sultanas and whole grains, providing a bowl full of goodness that is nutritious and delicious! As part of a healthy varied diet.
If you have type 2 diabetes breakfast cereals made with wholegrains can help to manage blood glucose levels, they release glucose more slowly as they are low GI. Weetabix, Oatibix and Shredded Wheat can make for good choices.
All-Bran has quite a lot of added sugar, with 8g per serving of the Original flavor. That is twice as much sugar as in Corn Flakes or Rice Krispies. All-Bran Buds has even more sugar, with 12g per serving.