12 Breakfast Cereals That Are More Than 50% Sugar


Cereals are taking a hit when it comes to their health claims. First Kashi’s manufacturer Kellogg was forced to remove the words “all natural” and “nothing artificial” from some of its products after a lawsuit in which plaintiffs showed that the company used synthetic, decidedly not-natural ingredients. And comes a report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which shows that the cereal aisle in the grocery store might as well become the sugar section.

The researchers analyzed 1556 cereals, and all of the 181 marketed specifically to children contained added sugar. Adult options fare a little better – if you really look, you can find 47 that contain no sugar at all – but most are still sweetened to taste more appealing. And brand names aren’t the worst offenders; some of the sweetest cereals come from store brands.

Here are EWG’s Hall of Shame cereals that contain more than 50%…

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Very Interesting.

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