Shredded Wheat Cereal, Plain w/o Added Sugar

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Shredded Wheat Cereal, Plain w/o Added Sugar described in ORAC units is: 1,303 μ mol TE/100g.


No, this test isn't for Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats, which admittedly, taste great but are loaded with sugar. Rather this ORAC value reflects plain shredded wheat cereal without added sugar or salt. In that form, it turns out to be a pretty healthy breakfast food.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010