The Wheaties Whole Grain is part of the Cereal
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Cereal
models like the Whole Grain are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Nutrition score: The Nutrition Ratings is based on values for energy density (calories per gram of food), total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium and dietary fiber per serving. Nutrient values are based on federal dietary guidelines. In determining the nutrition score, extra weighting may be given to nutrients which are influential, either positive or negative, to the food category.
Sensory score: Sensory score is based on flavor and texture attributes measured by trained tasters.
Package size: Package size is the weight of the package.