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Love it, Like it, Hate it: Instant Oatmeal

Instant oatmeal can certainly be a wholesome breakfast option on the run, but some varieties can have more than four times as much sugar as fiber!  Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on options are best, and which might leave you feeling bottomed-out in no time!

 

 

Love it!

 

Nature’s Path Organic Original Instant Oatmeal

190 calories – 6 grams fiber – 0 sugar – 8 grams protein

Ingredients:  Organic rolled oats, sea salt

 

Kashi Go Lean Hot Cereal – Truly Vanilla

150 calories – 7 grams fiber – 6 grams sugar – 9 grams protein

Ingredients include oats, cane juice, chicory root (isolated fiber), Kashi Seven Whole Grain Blend, whey protein.

 

 

Like it!

 

Quaker Weight Control Oatmeal

160 calories – 6 grams fiber – 1 grams sugar – 7 grams protein

Ingredients include oats, whey protein, maltodextrin, sucralose (Splenda), acesulfame potassium (sweetener used in Coke Zero)

 

 

Hate it!

 

BetterOats Oat Revolution Instant Oatmeal with Flax – Maple & Brown Sugar

160 calories – 3 grams fiber – 13 grams sugar – 4 grams protein

Ingredients:  oats, sugar, flaxseed, natural & artificial flavor, salt, guar gum, caramel color

 

McAnn’s Irish Oatmeal – Maple & Brown Sugar

160 calories – 3 grams fiber – 13 grams sugar – 4 grams protein

Ingredients start with oats, sugar, & salt

 

Quaker Real Medley’s – Apple Walnut Oatmeal

290 calories – 5 grams fiber – 22 grams sugar – 6 grams protein

Ingredients include oats, multi grain blend (oats, barley, rye), dried sweetened apples, dried sweetened cranberries, walnuts, brown sugar, apples, fructose….

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