Food 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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56 26
Cheerios is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

2
52 28
Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

3
44 23
Life is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

4
45 30
Raisin Bran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

5
42 29
Special K is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

6
39 27
Rice Krispies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

7
29 24
Quaker Oatmeal Squares is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

8
29 26
Raisin Bran Crunch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

9
31 29
Chex is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

10
27 28
MultiGrain Cheerios is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

11
28 30
Shredded wheat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

12
28 32
Corn flakes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

13
25 29
Kashi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

14
24 29
Grape-Nuts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

15
8 9
Crispix is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
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16
19 29
Raisin Nut Bran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Raisin Nut Bran

17
18 28
Total is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

18
16 28
Muesli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

19
18 31
Barbara's Puffins Cereal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

20
18 32
Wheaties is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

21
15 28
Harvest Crunch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Harvest Crunch

22
15 28
All-Bran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

23
16 31
Fiber One Cereal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals

24
10 23
Smart Start is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Smart Start

25
12 27
Oatmeal Crisp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Healthy Cereals
Oatmeal Crisp