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You don't have to be a kid to love the sweet and crunchy goodness of Quaker Life Cereal, and you don't have to be a grown-up to benefit from the whole grain Quaker Oats baked inside each square. Wholesome with just the right touch of sweetness, Quaker Life Cereal is a healthy, delicious choice for everyone.

  • Excellent source of B-vitamins to help convert food into energy
  • 20 grams of whole grains per serving
  • Helps promote healthy hearts*
  • *Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.
Life Cereal - Original
* Product formulations, packaging and promotions may change. For current information, refer to packaging on store shelves.

Serving Size 3/4 Cup (32 g)
Children Under 4 – ½ cup (21 g)

Amount per serving
Cereal Alone With 1/2 cup of Vit A & D fortified skim milk Cereal for Children Under 4
Calories 120 160 80
  Calories from Fat 15 15 10
%Daily Value**
Total Fat 1.5g* 2% 2% 1g
  Saturated Fat 0g 0% 2% 0g
  Trans Fat 0g     0g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g     0g
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g     0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 1% 0mg
Sodium 160mg 7% 9% 110g
Potassium 90mg 3% 8% 60mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g 8% 10% 16g
  Dietary Fiber 2g 8% 8% 1g
    Soluble Fiber 1g     <1g
  Sugars 6g     4g
  Other Carbohydrate 17g     11g
Protein 3g     1g
%Daily Value**
Protein - - 6%
Vitamin A 0% 4% 0%
Vitamin C 0% 0% 0%
Calcium 10% 25% 10%
Iron 50% 50% 80%
Thiamin 25% 30% 50%
Riboflavin 25% 40% 60%
Niacin 25% 25% 60%
Vitamin B6 25% 30% 70%
Folic Acid 60% 60% 110%
Phosphorus 10% 25% 15%
Zinc 25% 30% 80%
* Amount in Cereal. One half cup skim milk contributes an additional 65mg Sodium, 200mg Potassium, 6g Total Carbohydrate (6g Sugars), and 4g Protein.
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
*** Percent Daily Value for Children Under 4 years of age.
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat less than 65g 80g
  Sat. Fat less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
  Dietary Fiber 25g 30g




Life Cereal - Original is rated 3.6905 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Almost great This cereal seems like it's marketed as a wholesome "natural" cereal but it has just a few too many unnatural ingredients like BHT and dyes. I also think that it's a little too sweet.
Date published: 2014-10-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Please remove the dye My child, who is a very picky eater, loves Life cereal. Now I can't give it to her knowing how much artificial dyes and ingredients are in this product. I can only hope I didn't do any harm feeding her all this stuff. Please change this ASAP. Until then, I really can't buy your products anymore.
Date published: 2014-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from they are both grown n and they eat the cereal too I have been eating life cereal for years but the last time I got this box I think was last week and it was only half full Sometimes I can't eat so I will eat a small bowl of Life I also eat some times Quaker oatmeal I have been eating Quaker oatmeal and Life for years, now that I am not well I eat oatmeal and Life cereal because it do not hurt my stomach. How can I get coupons on Life cereal and Quaker Oatmeal. Because I am on Social Security.
Date published: 2014-06-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Artificial dyes Was stunned to realize there was dye in your Life and Quaker Squares cereals. We will not purchase these products again until the artificial dyes are removed.
Date published: 2015-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One hundred boxes and counting I like original Life Cereal but my Husband ONLY eats Quaker Life Cereal. I like to save money on shopping,(who doesn't) but I don't get coupons for Life cereal. But when my local department store sends me Best Shopper Offers I get lucky and sometimes receive a savings. My family can eat 2 boxes a week thus gets expensive over the years literally over 10 years. Thank you for satisfying our hunger. Good Stuff!
Date published: 2014-07-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Artificial coloring needs to go! You've lost a generations faithful family, Life cereal. What's with the artificial colors? Inexcusable.
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from We love the cereal, but I love my kids more Please, please, please, please, please do not use artificial color. Please.
Date published: 2015-03-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Take out the artificial colors! I used to love Life and Cinnamon Life Cereals...until I took a closer look at the ingredients. Why do they have Red #40, Yellow #5 and Yellow #6. No one should be consuming artificial colors. They're not necessary or healthy! I will no longer buy these cereals and will tell others not to purchase them, too!
Date published: 2015-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inner bags almost impossible to open The inner bags on this product are definitely child resistant. There is no easy way to open them without destroying the bag. We like the product and would buy it more often if it were easier to open. The packaging technology is available to address this issue.
Date published: 2014-12-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Food Dye in my cereal!! I cannot believe you put food dye in regular Life cereal? Wow, I am returning mine to the Superstore next time I go there. I cannot believe I didn't notice that.... If in the future you do remove the food dye, please also remove the BHT. Thanks.
Date published: 2015-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nutritional balance? Life Cereal loses nutritional advantage because it has too much sugar. Check the end of the box sugar that falls out if you can't taste the overload of sweet.
Date published: 2014-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My Husband is Addicted! My husband was introduced this Life Cereal on a recent trip to visit my Sister. HE eats it with Blueberries with it. The only downfall to this is I can't seem to find any coupons and I am spending $12 a week on Life cereal!! Please off us atleast some Loyal coupons!! This cereal is really a healthier alternative than other cereals.
Date published: 2014-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mikey liked it and so does my family We decided to try Life cereal for our toddler when he started on cold cereal and he loves it. Just a little bit of sweetness there which he enjoys, and so do his parents. Crunchy or soggy, with extra milk or just barely enough to cover, cold or warmed in the microwave, it's just as I remember from my own childhood: DELICIOUS!
Date published: 2015-04-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Shrinking Box We've been buying Life cereal since it was a normal family size which provided an economic, quality cereal. Now that it is a ridiculous 13 oz. for around $3.00 per box, it comes to two bowls of cereal per box for my husband. We'll be changing to a different option for breakfast.
Date published: 2015-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE TIME HAS COME Quaker, the time for new material on the back of the box is long overdue. I have been analyzing the 10 questions for years; I've found them. I can unscramble the words. Love the product--it's been my favorite for ages. But, please, add some excitement to my morning breakfast.
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolute night shift comfort! I work night shifts often and Life cereal is my go to comfort food! I crave sweets and carbs while working at night but as a cop I desire an alternative to donuts. Sometimes I will dig into at least three servings of Life per 12 hour shift. It is the best and I love it!!!
Date published: 2015-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it but can't find it I love Life cereal, but I'm having trouble finding it stores any more. Most grocery stores in our area don't carry it, and it's like $10-20 per box on Amazon. We're slowly switching to other brands and other cereals, but it's not the same to me.
Date published: 2014-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Love it I have loved Life cereal since it first hit the shelves. I am grateful that it has stayed true to its original flavor, you can't improve on perfection. I found that no matter who is home, kids or grandkids, it is the go to breakfast.
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i love life cereal ok im a big fan of life cereal been eating since i was 4 im now 44 its the only thing i eat for breakfast since then,keep up the good work and never get rid of life cereal thank you so much and i cant even get bored of it.
Date published: 2015-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE Cinnamon Life Cereal !!! It has a great crunch, wonderful cinnamon taste, but I wish you would get a differentpicture or game for the back of the box. It's been the same for a LONG time. I'm talking about the one with seek &find pictures
Date published: 2014-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adding Honey to Life I started eating life cereal as a kid and now at 47 I still love it. Since my dad kept bees we always had honey which makes it taste awesome... I just started my own hive and can't wait to add my own honey!!!
Date published: 2015-04-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good I enjoy using this cereal with fresh, cut up peaches for breakfast. I do not understand why you have to use artificial food coloring. Other than that, this cereal is ranked a #1 favorite for me and my family.
Date published: 2014-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son loves it He has 2 bowls every morning before school. Wish you would have more coupons for your cold cereals. It amazes me how him being autistic he wants good nutrician. thank you for all the products you make!!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Husband has to buy 3 boxes at a time I don't eat it... but my husband can't get enough. He also given handfuls to the toddlers (like the cheerio staple in most toddlers diets) to keep them snacked up on outtings and while waiting for dinner.
Date published: 2015-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite cereal!!! I love it. It's so good we can't keep enough in the house. My favorite is cinnamon. I put graham crackers in my cereal.
Date published: 2015-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it! Life cereal is one of my favorite cereals. I always craved it when I was pregnant with my first child.
Date published: 2015-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best cereal there is i dont like cereal much but this is the only cereal i like. sometimes i eat a bowl a day
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life is the reason for living I have always loved life It taste so great I always buy it and eat ginormus bowls
Date published: 2014-05-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I eat it almost every morning The original is ok but, my favorite is the cinnamon because it is sweeter.
Date published: 2014-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life Cereal, Not just for kids Life cereal is my favorite cereal. I particularly love the Cinnamon Life.
Date published: 2014-10-05
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