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Report: Breakfast cereals overloaded with sugar

Boxes of Kellogg's cereal are stacked in a supermarket in New York in this April 29, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files
Boxes of Kellogg's cereal are stacked in a supermarket in New York in this April 29, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files

BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) -- Kids who eat a typical bowl of cereal every morning are consuming more than ten pounds of sugar a year.

A new study by the Environmental Working Group in Washington, DC says all that sugar consumption is contributing to childhood obesity and other health problems. The non-profit group also claims cereal makers and regulators are doing almost nothing to address the issue.

Kellogg's "Honey Smacks" cereal is one of the worst offenders, measuring more than 50-percent sugar by weight.

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