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What is the First Ingredient of Your Favorite Cereal? (#Giveaway)

10:52 PM

I try to watch what I eat, especially when it comes to avoiding unnecessary "fillers."  I remember the first time I checked the ingredients on a box of cereal in the store as a child, and saw the sugar was the first ingredient!  I couldn't believe that there was more sugar in my favorite breakfast that anything good!


As part of an effort to raise awareness about what you eat, General Mills has asked that I share a bit about their new packaging for many of their cereals:
"Now every cereal with the white check has more whole grain than any other single ingredient with the same great taste. You will see “whole grain” as a part of the first ingredient on the ingredient list, indicating that whole grain is the first and most prevalent ingredient."
That makes it easy, doesn't it?  Many of my favorite cereals already contain whole grain as the first ingredient, including Cheerios®, Lucky Charms®, Cinnamon Toast Crunch®, Honey Nut Cheerios® and Total®.  

It's also important to remember that many claims on the front of your cereal box may be misleading.  The only sure way to know if grains are indeed "whole grains" is to check the ingredient label.

General Mills also offers a way to help with choosing products with whole grain -- “Fast Lane for Whole Grain,” an online educational game. Consumers can navigate virtual grocery store aisles and identify products that have whole grain as the first ingredient, with the option to enter a sweepstakes to win one of each of the 50 cereals with the white check.

Learn more about how your favorite cereals are making it easier to see what you are eating at the Whole Grain Nation website!

Wanna Win?  We are giving one lucky winner 5 boxes of General Mills cereal with the white check!  To be entered to win, To be entered to win, just tell us which cereal you enjoy most!  You have until March 2n at 11:59 pm CST to get your entries in, and winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries. You may enter every day and we will pick one winner at random from all eligible entries. (Please answer the question for the first entry. Each entry after that can be "enter me.") This giveaway is open to U.S. residents ages 18+. See our full rules here.

Don't forget to enter our other blog giveaways while you're here!

*The prize pack, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

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107 comments

  1. I like honey nut cheerios. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  2. I love Cinnamon Toast Crunch (when I'm craving sugar..) and Cheerios when I'm being healthy!

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  3. honey nut cheerios

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  4. I love Fiber One cereal! Awesome!
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  5. My all time favorite cereal, even when I was a kid is Raisin Nut Bran :) Love that the raisins are covered in nuts! So delicious :)

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  6. My favorite is Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
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  7. I love the Chex cereals and my kids love Lucky Charms.

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  8. I love cheerios! momlovesdeals at gmail dot com

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  9. Everyone in our house love Cheerios!

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  10. I love Cinnamon Toast Crunch!! in a bowl and out of the box!
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  11. Cheerios are my favorite

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  12. I love Cinnamon Toast Crunch!
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  13. Raisin Bran is my favorite.

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  14. I enjoy banana nut Cheerios.

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  15. my favorite is cinnamon toast crunch!

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  16. I love Cheerios.

    Desiree Dunbar
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  17. I love Lucky Charms!
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  18. I love Lucky Charms!

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  19. Lucky Charms for me! YUM!
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  20. All my previous entries are gone so I will answer the question again--Honey Nut Cheerios and enter me.
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  21. -My favorite cereal: General Mills Fiber One Raisin Bran Clusters

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  22. My favorite is Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
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  23. My favorite is Cheerios!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  24. My kids love Cheerios and Lucky Charms! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  25. I like honey nut cheerios.

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  26. We all love Honey Nut Cheerios. Thank you so much for the giveaway.
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  27. Our whole household are fans of Honey Nut Cheerios - especially my 6 year-old triplets!

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  28. honey nut cheerioes!! heather.loftus@aol.com

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  29. Honey Nut Cheerios is my alltime favorite cereal :)
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  30. Lucky Charms
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  31. thanks for the great giveaway! i'm an old fashioned cheerios gal!

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  32. LOVE Cinnamon toast crunch
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  33. cinnamon toast crunch!



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  34. Cinnamon Toast Crunch!

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  35. My favorite cereal is Cinnamon Toast Crunch!
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  36. Multi grain cheerios or cinnamon toast crunch!

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  37. We like Honey Nut Cheerios.
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  38. My fave cereal is Lucky Charms

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  39. I enjoy Cinnamon Toast Crunch the most! Thank you!

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  40. My favorite is Cheerios :)


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  41. My favorite cereal is Honey Nut Cheerios!

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  42. We love honey nut cheerios erinnsluka@gmail.com

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  43. Reese's Puffs are my favorite

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  44. I love the Multigrain Cheerios!

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  45. I like Lucky Charms
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  46. My kids and I go through alot of Cinnamon Toast Crunch!
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  47. we love cheerios at my house!
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  48. I love Lucky Charms!
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  49. I like Lucky Charms.
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  50. Honey Nut Cheerios are a must in my family
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  51. I like Lucky Charms.

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  52. Banana Nut Cheerios is THE BEST!

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  53. Cinnamon Toast Crunch!

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  54. Lucky Charms

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  55. cinnamon toast crunch

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  56. I've always loved original cheerios!

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  57. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
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  58. Lucky Charms
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  59. Honey Nut Cheerios! or Regular with honey on them! :D
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  60. My all time favorite would have to be the good ol' original Cheerios! To me their perfect because they don't have the overbearing sweetness that a lot of other cereals have.

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  61. I like Honey Nut Cheerios! Thanks for this opportunity1
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  62. Thanks for the great contest!
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  63. my fav is honey nut cheerios


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  64. I like Lucky Charms
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  65. I LOVE Lucky Charms! 2nd favorite (pretty much tied with Lucky Charms) is Cinnamon Toast Crunch.. SO good!!

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  66. Honey Nut Cheerios
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  67. I like Cinnamon Toast Crunch
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  68. Nikki Lynn HannaMarch 2, 2012 at 9:15 PM

    My fav would have to be cinnamon toast crunch! I grew up on that stuff <3

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  69. my favorite cereal is cheerios!

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  70. cinnamon toast crunch!

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  71. Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

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  72. reeses puffs
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  73. Honey Nut Cheerios is my favorite to enjoy.

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  74. Cheerios is my favorite cereal!

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  75. My favorite cereal is Chocolate Cheerios!
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  76. I love Honey Nut Cheerios! I eat them nearly every morning. I've started eating the new Multi-Grain Cheerios with Peanut Butter since its come out, too!

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  77. Thanks for the giveaway...our family enjoys both Total & Cheerios !

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  78. honey nut cheerios
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  79. I love lucky charms.

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  80. I love Honey Nut Cheerios!

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  81. Honey Nut cheerios
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  82. I like cheerios

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  83. I enjoy Cheerios. garrettsambo@aol.com

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  84. My favorite cereal is honeynut cheerios. (Corey Olomon)(olomon@hotmail.com)

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  85. I love honey nut cheerios the best
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  86. I like honey nut cheerios.
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  88. I love honey nut cheerios! cricketlady29@hotmail.com

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