10 Worst Cereals for Kids According to Safety Group

bowl of cerealThe first, and most important, meal of the day is meant to keep us energized and going and ready to start the day. For the kids, it gets them prepped to take on school. But when it comes to what breakfasts feed our children, researchers have found that one bowl of cereal every day is the same as eating 10 pounds of sugar every year.

In their annual evaluation of the most sugary cereals, the Environmental Working Group found that the worst cereals contained up to 15 grams of sugar per serving. And that one serving of crunchy and sweet cereal equaled 50 percent of a child's recommended intake of sugar.

Here are the most sugary cereals by grams of sugar per serving, from pretty bad to the absolute worst. Read at your own risk!


What breakfast cereals do you serve your family? Does #7 make your breastfast table?


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