Asked by: Nadal Aierra
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd May, 2020

Are Coco Pops bad for you?

Coco Pops: 6/10
Verdict: Perhaps the UK's most well-known and best loved chocolate cereal, Coco Pops surprisingly may not be quite as unhealthy as you think! For a small 30g bowl, there's very limited amounts of fat and salt.

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Consequently, are Coco Pops healthy?

Coco Pops just got healthier with Kellogg's slashing the amount of sugar in the breakfast cereal by 40%. The new recipe features less sugar and more cocoa, giving it more of a bitter taste. According to Kellogg's, the new Coco Pops now have 10% less salt, 17g of sugar per 100g compared to the 30g per 100g previously.

Also Know, why do bodybuilders eat Coco Pops? in the lead-up to competions they "cycle" their intake of carbohydrates, feasting on them to plump up their muscles. That explains Forshaw's Coco Pops habit: the cereal is basically pure carbs, with little of that pesky fibre or protein the rest of us need.

Accordingly, how much sugar is in a bowl of Coco Pops?

The average bowl of popular cereal Coco Pops will still have nearly two teaspoons of sugar, despite moves to make it less sweet. Kelloggs is reducing the cereal's sugar content from 30g to 17g per 100g from next July. But 100g of Coco Pops will have more than four teaspoons of sugar.

How many calories are in a bowl of Coco Pops?

Nutrition Information

Calories 115 (480 kJ)
Carbohydrate 26.4 g 9%
Sugars 11 g
Dietary Fibre 0.5 g 2%
Sodium 128 mg 6%

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