Which Has More Sugar: Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin or Fruit Loops?

As a smart consumer/reader you probably picked Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin as having more sugar than Fruit Loops.

About 60 percent more.

According to the latest report from MoneyTalksNews some of the kids cereals have less sugar than cereals marketed for adults as healthy food. Of course both have too much sugar, which is a prime reason we have so much diabetes 2 in this country.

‘s report is a based on a follow-up study from Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, which concluded that although manufacturers have made kids cereals a little more nutritious, they’re aggressively marketing their least-healthy options to kids.

“Many of the seemingly most healthy cereals on the market have more sugar than any kids cereal. Manufacturers often add several spoonfuls of sugar per serving to make up for bland but nutritious ingredients like bran, oats, and other fiber-filled whole grains that fill you up…

  1. Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin (General Mills): 19 grams of sugar per serving
  2. Raisin Bran (Post): 19
  3. Raisin Bran Crunch (Kellogg’s): 19

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1 Comment on "Which Has More Sugar: Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin or Fruit Loops?"

  1. Just sayin | June 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm |

    Of course cereal with raisins has more sugar. A quarter cup of sun-maid raisins has 29g of sugar. The difference is that foot loops are processed grains and a sweetener, not natural sugars found in dried grapes.

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