Breakfast The Very Best Healthy Cereals  

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Hungry for a quick, nutritious breakfast? Look no further. This list rounds up the top healthy cereals on the market, from the fruit-filled to the crisp and crunchy. But healthy cereal doesn't mean boring cereal. Many good healthy cereals feature sweet, delicious flavors that complement diet-conscious whole grains. Some of these popular healthy breakfast cereals have even been on grocery store shelves for decades.

What varieties will you find on this list of the best healthy cereal? Since it was first introduced in 1924, Wheaties has satisfied breakfast fans with its hearty bran flakes. Famous athletes including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Walter Payton have all appeared on the distinctive bright orange boxes for the brand. Cheerios is another good breakfast cereal that isn't loaded with sugar. In recent years, Kashi has become a go-to healthy breakfast cereal brand thanks to its whole grain-filled recipes. Other breakfast staples featured on this list include Life, Grape-Nuts, and Honey Bunches of Oats.

Do you have a favorite type of healthy breakfast cereal? Give the best brands a thumbs up to move them towards the top of the list, and please add any good cereals that are missing.

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1
42 18
Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

2
42 22
Cheerios is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

3
38 20
Raisin Bran is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

4
32 20
Special K is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

5
32 20
Rice Krispies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

6
31 19
Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

7
24 19
Raisin Bran Crunch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

8
25 22
Chex is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

9
24 23
Shredded wheat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

10
21 20
Quaker Oatmeal Squares is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

11
18 19
Raisin Nut Bran is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Raisin Nut Bran

12
20 22
MultiGrain Cheerios is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

13
20 22
Kashi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

14
21 26
Corn flakes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

15
3 3
Crispix is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Carly Kiel added

16
16 23
Grape-Nuts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

17
13 20
Harvest Crunch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Harvest Crunch

18
14 22
Total is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

19
12 20
Muesli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

20
14 24
Barbara's Puffins Cereal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

21
11 20
Oatmeal Crisp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Oatmeal Crisp

22
14 26
Wheaties is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

23
9 19
Weetabix is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

24
13 25
Fiber One Cereal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

25
8 18
Smart Start is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Smart Start

26
11 23
All-Bran is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

27
6 19
Yog-Active is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Yog-Active

28
5 19
Fruit 'n Fibre is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

29
2 11
Basic 4 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Christopher C. Bonen added Basic 4

30
7 24
Nutri-Grain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Nutri-Grain

31
2 21
Wheatena is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Wheatena