07 Dec '11, 9pm
Cereal offenders: How do we get the sugar out of breakfast?
Raise your hand if you serve your kids a bowl of Twinkies for breakfast. Or perhaps they prefer a few cookies instead? According to the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) new report on children's cereals , that's effectively what millions of kids are eating in the morning. Indeed, the amount of sugar in many popular brands of cereals is astonishing: Kellogg's Honey Smacks is 56 percent sugar by weight. One cup of the stuff has more sugar than a Hostess Twinkie, says the report, while "a cup of any of 44 other children's cereals has more sugar than three Chips Ahoy! cookies." EWG's 10 worst cereals, with Honey Smacks as No. 1, include: Post Golden Crisp -- 51.9 percent sugar Kellogg's Froot Loops Marshmallow -- 48.3 percent sugar Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch's OOPS! All Berries -- 46.9 percent sugar Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Original -- 44.4 percent sugar Quaker Oats Oh!s -- 44...