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Rice Krispies Cereal Nutrition Facts

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author image Melanie Clatfelter
Melanie Clatfelter began writing in 2010 for various websites. She earned her Associate of Arts from Florida State University in 1996, concentrating in biological sciences. After working for five years in early childhood education, Clatfelter earned her diploma in practical nursing from Central Carolina Community College in 2009 and is now a licensed practical nurse in North Carolina.
Rice Krispies Cereal Nutrition Facts
A bowl of Rice Krispies. Photo Credit David Pimborough/iStock/Getty Images

Rice Krispies cereal, manufactured by Kellogg’s, is a rice-based, low-sugar alternative to many of the higher-sugar kid’s cereals available. Rice Krispies is Kosher Parve-certified. For families with food sensitivities and allergies, dry Rice Krispies cereal contains no wheat, soy, milk or nuts.

Serving Size, Fat and Calories

A single serving of Rice Krispies is one and one-quarter cups, or 33 g. One serving contains 130 calories with zero calories from fat. Rice Krispies is a fat-free food. It contains zero grams of saturated fat or trans fat.

Cholesterol

Rice Krispies is a naturally cholesterol-free food.

Potassium and Sodium

One serving of Rice Krispies cereal provides 190 mg of sodium and 30 mg of potassium. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, sodium and potassium are electrolytes which play an important role in fluid balance, pH maintenance and muscle function.

Carbohydrates

Each serving of Rice Krispies contains 29 g of carbohydrates. This includes 1 g of dietary fiber, only 4 g of sugars and 25 g of complex carbohydrates.

Protein

Rice Krispies provides only 2 g of protein per serving. This is 50 percent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Recommended Daily Allowance of protein.

Vitamins and Minerals

Rice Krispies cereal provides 25 percent of the USDA's RDA of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid and vitamin B12 per serving.

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