What Breakfast Cereals Have a Low Sodium Content?

According to CNN, some low-sodium morning cereal alternatives include Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats, Toasted Brown Sugar Squares, and Raisin Squares as well as Quaker’s Puffed Rice. Other choices are Kellogg’s Strawberry Squares and Quaker Sun Country Granola with Raisins & Dates. Per 1-cup serving, the salt content of each of these cereal options varies from 0.5 milligrammes for the Puffed Rice to 16.5 milligrammes for the Strawberry Squares.

Other low-sodium breakfast cereals from Quaker include Quaker’s Sun Country Granola with Almonds and Quaker’s 100 Percent Natural with Oats, Honey, and Raisins. According to CNN, Super Sugar Crisp and Blueberry Squares are likewise low in salt.

Malt-o-Meal Corn Flakes, which contain 300 milligrammes of sodium per serving, General Mills Corn Chex, which contain 220 milligrammes of sodium per serving, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, which contain 125 milligrammes of sodium per serving, and Kraft’s Post Toasties Corn Flakes, which contain 270 milligrammes of sodium per serving, are some of the breakfast cereals with the highest sodium content.

General Mills Golden Grahams, which have 320 milligrammes of sodium per serving, and General Mills Kix, which have 180 milligrammes of sodium per serving, are two more morning cereals with significant sodium content.

Quaker Instant Grits are a hot cereal food with 310 mg of salt per serving. Quaker quick oatmeal, on the other hand, contains only 75 mg of sodium per serving.

Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Read More