Are Rice Krispies Low Fodmap? – Fodmap & Ibs Friendly

Are Rice Krispies Low Fodmap? When I had no allergy I was a fan of morning cereal since can give you the nutritional value that you need to start your day!

Now, I suffer from Ibs for that I decide to follow strictly the Fodmap diet in order to recover my small intestine health. but according to many stereotypes that I have heard “Ibs suffers can’t have cereal but that isn’t true”

Today, I will do a full review of Rice Krispies cereal since is among the nutritional breakfast cereals, that are made using simple ingredients and some vitamins.

Rice Krispies cereals have (5) varieties, I will try to list them in order to get a clear idea of which one will fit our needs.

Rice Krispies Cereals Flavors Are

  • Rice Krispies cereal
  • Cocoa Krispies cereal
  • Frosted Krispies cereal
  • Cinnamon Sugar cereal
  • Rice Krispies with Holiday Colors cereal

Also, we will identify which Rice Krispies Treats flavors also are ok for Ibs. Rice Krispies Treats are a confection commonly made by binding Kellogg’s Rice Krispies with butter or margarine and marshmallow.

Rice Krispies Flavors are :

  • Treats Original Bars
  • Treats Birthday Cake
  • Treats Strawberry
  • Treats Rainbow
  • Treats Original Minecraft Creeper Edition
  • Treats Cookies ‘n Creme
  • Treats Original Treats Sheets
  • Treats Mini-Squares
  • Treats Original Homestyle Bars
  • Treats Chocolate Homestyle Bars
  • Treats Cinnamon Sugar Homestyle Bars
  • Treats Mini-Squares with Sprinkles

Now we have all flavors that we going to identify whether can you eat Rice Krispies cereal & treat on the FODMAP diet or not. So, let’s find out

Are Rice Krispies Low Fodmap? Fully Explained

Are Rice Krispies Cereals Low Fodmap?

The answer is YES, Rice Krispies cereal, Cocoa Krispies cereal, Frosted Krispies cereal, Cinnamon Sugar cereal, and Rice Krispies with Holiday Colors cereal are low Fodmap. but put in your mind that you need to respect the serving size strictly.

Serving size should be between 37g and 40g meaning 1 serve (1/2 Cup) per meal in order to avoid any upcoming symptoms. if not be ready to suffer again starting with disorders of the GI and other pains such as trigger diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding and fever, and IBS symptoms.

This is a table in order to make it easy for you

FlavorsIs it Low FODMAP?Serving Size
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cerealYES40g  – 1/2 Cup
Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies cerealYES37g – 1/2 Cup
Kellogg’s Frosted Krispies cerealYES38g – 1/2 Cup
Kellogg’s Cinnamon Sugar cerealYES37g – 1/2 Cup
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies with Holiday Colors cerealYES37g – 1/2 Cup

Are Rice Krispies Treats Low Fodmap?

Unfortunately, Rice Krispies Treats do not offer any low fodmap flavors, all of them are high fodmap, there are made using Soybean (Galactan), Fructose, Lactose (Milk), and Gluten (fructans). which makes them high Fodmap.

As we all know those ingredients affect negatively any Ibs sufferers starting by fermenting, lactose tolerance, and attracting water into the bowel.

This is a table in order to make it easy for you

FlavorsIs it Low FODMAP?
Treats Original BarsNO
Treats Birthday CakeNO
Treats StrawberryNO
Treats RainbowNO
Treats Original Minecraft Creeper EditionNO
Treats Cookies ‘n CremeNO
Treats Original Treats SheetsNO
Treats Mini-SquaresNO
Treats Original Homestyle BarsNO
Treats Chocolate Homestyle BarsNO
Treats Cinnamon Sugar Homestyle BarsNO
Treats Mini-Squares with SprinklesNO

Are Rice Krispies Dairy Free

According to Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereals are dairy-free since they don’t contain any milk and its derivatives. but all treats of Rice Krispies are dairy since containing milk and its derivatives.

Are Rice Krispies Gluten Free

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies are not gluten-free since they are made using malt, which comes from barley and contains gluten. therefore, According Kellogg’s they are confirmed that Rice Krispies not labeled gluten-free since are contained gluten.

Final Thoughts

Are Rice Krispies FODMAP friendly? Rice Krispies cereals are considered low fodmap, but Rice Krispies treats are considered high fodmap.


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