Breakfast cereals with more sugar than a scoop of ice cream

Often cited as the most important meal of the day, breakfast should be as nutritious and delicious as possible. But with today's chaotic, on-the-go lifestyle shared by many professionals and families, it's hard to find a morning option that is easy and gets you out of the door quickly.

Many choose cereal as their go-to for this very reason — it's a no fuss breakfast option that comes in many different flavors and textures. But while many brands may boast about their cereals' fiber and low-cholesterol content, far more are brimming with added sugar.

HealthGrove, a health and nutrition data site by Graphiq, identified the breakfast cereals with more sugar than a scoop of ice cream.

Scroll through to see them below:

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#24 - Malt-O-Meal Corn Bursts Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (31g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 120
Fat: 0g

Credit: Malt-O-Meal / amazon.com

#23 - Malt-O-Meal Tootie Fruities Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (32g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 130
Fat: 1g

Credit: Malt-O-Meal / amazon.com

#22 - Trader Joe's Low Fat Granola Cereal - Mixed Berry

Serving size: 0.8 cup (55g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 210
Fat: 3g

Credit: Trader Joe's / amazon.com

#21 - Barbara's Bakery Morning Oat Crunch Vanilla Almond Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (55g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 220
Fat: 3g

Credit: BARBARA'S / amazon.com

#20 - Nature Valley Chocolate Oat Clusters Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (58g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 240
Fat: 5g

Credit: Nature Valley / amazon.com

#19 - Quaker Real Medleys Steel Cut Oatmeal Cranberry Vanilla Almond Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (60g)

Total sugar: 15g
Calories: 240
Fat: 7g

Credit: Quaker Oats / quakeroats.com

#18 - Malt-O-Meal Berry Colossal Crunch with Marshmallows

Serving size: 1 cup (30g)

Total sugar: 16g
Calories: 120
Fat: 1.5g

Credit: Malt-O-Meal / amazon.com

#17 - Post Blueberry Morning Selects Cereal

Serving size: 1.3 cup (55g)

Total sugar: 16g
Calories: 220
Fat: 3g

Credit: Post / amazon.com

#16 - Cascadian Farm Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Granola

Serving size: 0.7 cup (60g)

Total sugar: 16g
Calories: 250
Fat: 5g

Credit: Cascadian Farm / amazon.com

#15 - Quaker Real Medleys Steel Cut Oatmeal Apple Pear Pecan Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (60g)

Total sugar: 16g
Calories: 250
Fat: 8g

Credit: Quaker Oats / quakeroats.com

#14 - Malt-O-Meal Chocolate Marshmallow Mateys

Serving size: 0.8 cup (30g)

Total sugar: 17g
Calories: 120
Fat: 1g

Credit: Malt-O-Meal / amazon.com

#13 - General Mills Total Raisin Bran

Serving size: 1 cup (53g)

Total sugar: 17g
Calories: 160
Fat: 1g

Credit: Shutterstock

#12 - Trader Joe's Organic Raisin Bran Clusters

Serving size: 1 cup (55g)

Total sugar: 17g
Calories: 190
Fat: 3g

Credit: Trader Joe's / amazon.com

#11 - Cheerios Protein Oats & Honey Cereal

Serving size: 1.3 cup (55g)

Total sugar: 17g
Calories: 210
Fat: 2.5g

Credit: Cheerios / cheerios.com

#10 - General Mills Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (62g)

Total sugar: 17g
Calories: 230
Fat: 2.5g

Credit: Oatmeal Crisp / amazon.com

#9 - Jenny Craig Frosted Oats Cereal

Serving size: 1 individual pack (43g)

Total sugar: 18g
Calories: 170
Fat: 1g

Credit: Jenny Craig / jennycraig.com

#8 - Nature Valley Protein Mixed Berry Crunch Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (58g)

Total sugar: 18g
Calories: 270
Fat: 4g

Credit: Nature Valley / amazon.com

#7 - Quaker Real Medleys Oatmeal + Maple Pecan Raisin Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (70g)

Total sugar: 18g
Calories: 270
Fat: 7g

Credit: Quaker / amazon.com

#6 - Post Raisin Bran Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (59g)

Total sugar: 19g
Calories: 190
Fat: 1g

Credit: Post / postconsumerbrands.com

#5 - Quaker Real Medleys Supergrains Oatmeal + Banana Walnut Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (70g)

Total sugar: 19g
Calories: 280
Fat: 8g

Credit: Quaker / amazon.com

#4 - Quaker Real Medleys Oatmeal + Peach Almond Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (75g)

Total sugar: 19g
Calories: 290
Fat: 7g

Credit: Quaker / amazon.com

#3 - Malt-O-Meal Raisin Bran Cereal

Serving size: 1 cup (59g)

Total sugar: 20g
Calories: 200
Fat: 1g

Credit: Malt-O-Meal / amazon.com

#2 - Cream of Wheat Cinna Apple Walnut Hot Cereal - To-Go Cup

Serving size: 1 Container (65g)

Total sugar: 22g
Calories: 260
Fat: 4g

Credit: Cream of Wheat / amazon.com

#1 - Quaker Real Medleys Oatmeal + Apple Walnut Cereal

Serving size: 1 package (75g)

Total sugar: 22g
Calories: 290
Fat: 8g

Credit: Quaker / amazon.com

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a standard 1/2 cup serving of vanilla ice cream contains 14 grams of sugar, so HealthGrove found 24 cereals that exceed 14 grams of sugar per serving and ranked them from least to most sugary. Keep in mind that serving sizes vary from box to box. If there was a tie, the cereal with more calories and then fat was deemed less healthy and therefore ranked higher.

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