Finding cereals that are healthy without sacrificing taste is no easy task.  The 6 cereals listed below contain some of the aspects to look for, including a low fat content, a low sodium content, high fiber contents as well as high amounts of whole grains.   Whole grains contains additional fiber, which is great to help keep your digestive track in motion and reduce your risk of heart disease.

Eating these cereals regularly will help reduce your waistline and give you the energy needed to get your day started in the right direction.

1. Post Spoon Size Shredded Wheat ‘n Bran.
Serving = 1 1/4-cup
• 200 calories
• 1 gram fat (0 grams saturated),
• 0 milligrams cholesterol
• 0 milligrams sodium
• 49 grams carbohydrate
• 8 grams fiber
• 1 gram sugar
• 6 grams protein

2. Heart to Heart by Kashi
Serving = 3/4 cup with 110 calories
• 5 grams Dietary Fiber
• 1 gram Soluble Fiber
• 4 grams Protein
• 10% of the DV for a 2,000 calorie diet Iron
• 5 grams Sugars
• 90 mg Sodium

3. General Mills Fiber One Original.
Serving = 1/2-cup serving
• 60 calories
• 1 gram fat (0 grams saturated),
• 0 milligrams cholesterol
• 105 milligrams sodium
• 25 grams carbohydrate
• 14 grams fiber
• 0 grams sugar
• 2 grams protein

4. Post Grape-Nuts Trail Mix Crunch by Post
Serving = 3/4 cup with 180 calories
• 5 grams of Dietary Fiber
• 4 grams of protein
• 10 grams of sugar
• 90% iron
• 10 grams
• 210 mg of sodium
• 1 gram fat (0 grams saturated)
• 0 mg of cholesterol
• 1st Ingredient = Whole Grain Wheat

5. Organic Flax Plus by Nature’s Path
Serving = 3/4 cup with 110 calories
• 5 grams Dietary Fiber
• 4 grams Protein
• 10%Iron
• 4 grams Sugars
• 135 mg Sodium

6. 100% Whole Grain Wheat Chex by General Mills
Serving = 3/4 cup with 160 calories
• 5 grams Dietary Fiber
• 1 gram Soluble Fiber
• 5 grams Protein
• 80%Iron
• 5 grams Sugars
• 340 mg Sodium
• 1st Ingredient is Whole Grain Wheat

Remember to cut additional calories with your cereal by using skim or reduced fat milk.  If you are looking to add some variety to your cereal, top it off with some strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and maybe even add some low fat yogurt.  These fruits will help punch up the taste and add natural sweetness the healthy way.