Turns out there aren’t necessarily two scoops of raisins in a packet of Kellogg’s Raisin Bran. Kellogg’s touting two scoops of raisins in our raisin bran now has us raising an eyebrow and wondering how big those scoops are. After all, they never really promised us there would be two big hits…
Kellogg’s Raisin Bran had more raisins than post-cereal. To find my results, I found the average of Kellogg’s and Post. Kellogg’s average was 38 raisins and Post’s average was 35 raisins.
The packaging is deep purple and describes the muesli as “wholemeal wheat & bran” with sun maiden raisins.
Raisins, Seedless – 1 oz (60 Raisins)
Kellogg’s Two Scoops* Raisin Bran Cereal is a delicious combination of crunchy bran flakes and sweet sun-dried raisins. Each serving (55g) is a source of 11 essential nutrients, contains no artificial flavors or colors and is a very high source of fibre.
Raisin bran is certainly a popular cereal, but unfortunately, the most common varieties of raisin bran (made by Kellogg’s and Post) aren’t healthy for you. While the name “raisin bran” sounds healthy, it’s actually loaded with calories and sugar – due to the amount of raisins in the granola.
This is known as one of the healthy substitutes for traditional grains and enjoys a good reputation among consumers. However, this is not the best for your diabetic diet. You must skip this option as many of the calories in this granola come from direct sugar.
Eating too much sodium can cause your blood pressure to rise, and high blood pressure increases your risk of stroke and heart attack. While an occasional bowl of raisin bran is acceptable, eating it regularly is probably not the best idea.
Too bad, because bran is rich in dietary fiber, which our gut bacteria convert into anti-inflammatory butyrate. Whole grains are also rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients (beneficial plant compounds) found in bran and germ, which fight inflammation in a variety of ways.
The Kirkland version uses different raisins and different flakes. The product is not made by Post for Costco, according to the representative.
A good source of fiber in every serving. Kellogg’s Raisin Bran® is also a heart-healthy choice (while many factors influence heart disease, a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease).
Eating raisin bran can be an effective and convenient way to get your gut going, but it’s not necessarily your healthiest option. Cereals are a major source of sugar in the American diet, and it’s not uncommon to get around 20 grams of sugar from a serving of raisin bran.
Sorry for the disappointment, but unfortunately Total Raisin Bran has been discontinued.
Raisin bran is a worldwide favorite breakfast staple, combining whole wheat flakes and tasty, sweet raisins. Raisin bran is high in fiber, low in fat and provides about 190 calories for a 1.25 cup serving. Raisin bran can serve as part of a healthy diet conducive to sustained weight loss.
If you like raisins, you should buy Kellogg’s Raisin Bran in 20-oz. cases, which appear to contain the most raisins per ounce. If you don’t like raisins, we recommend the 25.5-oz.
A loosely-packed quarter-cup serving size of seedless raisins — or exactly around 70 raisins, according to the US Department of Agriculture — has about 108 calories, 1 gram of protein, 29 grams of carbohydrates, and very little fat. It also contains 1.4 grams of fiber or 6% of the recommended daily allowance.