The children eating Cheerios and the like also consumed far less added sugar: just under 3 grams, compared with 24 grams in the high-sugar group. When given a chance to add their own sugar, the children actually showed far more restraint than the cereal companies. Most important, Schwartz said, "none of the children in the low-sugar cereal group complained." Nutrition information, per 3/4 cup serving: Calories: 103 kcal Sugars: 1.1 g Protein: 3.2 g Total dietary fiber: 2.8 g Carbohydrates: 20.9 g
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