Cincinnati Family Magazine

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April 16, 2024

Eat This, Not That!

Become a choosier mom at the grocery store when buying snacks for your kids.  Read the labels and get savvy.  Here are a few ideas to help get you started:


EAT THIS: Frosted Miniwheats – 100 calories per serving, 6g sugar, 4g fiber

NOT THAT: Frosted Flakes – 110 calories, 11g sugar, 1 g fiber


EAT THIS: Fruitable Berry Berry – 70 calories, 9g sugar, 66% juice

NOT THAT: HIC Grape – 100 calories, 25g sugar, 10% fruit juice


EAT THIS: Quaker oats chewy peanut butter chocolate chip bar -  100 calories, 5g sugar, 3g fiber

NOT THAT: Kudos peanut butter whole grain bars – 130 calories, 12g sugar, 1g fiber


EAT THIS: Simply Gogurt – 70 calories, 10 sugar, 2 protein

NOT THAT: Danimals – 70 calories, 14 sugar, 2 protein


About the Author

Susan Day

Susan Day is the editor in chief of Cincinnati Family Magazine and a mother of four.