Breakfast cereal is a commonly used description of a food range used for consumption as the first meal of the day.
Breakfast cereals are made from any type of processed grains, sometimes fortified with vitamins. A wide variety of breakfast cereal foods can be found on the shelves of any supermarket these days. Most of breakfast cereals have added sugar or high amounts of dry fruit.
Some even reach up to 30% of added sugar, placing them in the junk food category. When selecting your breakfast cereal, look for those with no added sugar or dry fruit. The best choice is pure rolled oats with no additives.