What is the best hot cereal for diabetics? Corn flakes, puffed rice, bran flakes, and instant oatmeal are considered high GI foods, with a value of 70 or more. Instead of using instant hot cereal packets, consider making a batch of whole or steel-cut oats for the week and keeping it in the refrigerator.
Is Cream of Wheat low glycemic? On average, regular cream of wheat has a GI rating of 66 and a glycemic load of 17. The instant version has a higher GI rating. This hot cereal is made from finely ground, whole-grain wheat. It has a smooth texture and subtle flavor.
Which is healthier cream of wheat or oatmeal? (Though, for what it’s worth, a cup of cooked oatmeal does have more calcium and more iron than a cup of cooked Cream of Wheat, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s National Nutrient Database.)
Does Cream of Wheat have a lot of sugar? 1.8 grams of sugars. 69 percent of the DV (daily value) of iron. 17 percent of the DV of calcium.