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1 of 1 people found the following review helpfulMarch 25, 2019Reviewer: Bonnie in Alabama* Do NOT like the new version of the former Hi Lo cereal. It has practically no flavor and the texture is too hard and dense. We loved the vanilla almond Hi Lo but this is like eating wood chips.
Please do us a favor and bring back the original version!!!
2 of 3 people found the following review helpfulJanuary 29, 2019Reviewer: Eileen in Pennsylvania* tasted like cardboard. fed it to the chickens.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpfulJanuary 23, 2019Reviewer: Sherry in Virginia* Bring back the original HI-LO! This is NOT the same. I like plain cereal (not almond, not vanilla, etc). and my favorite go-to breakfast was Hi-Lo Original. I usually order 6 boxes at a time, and almost every 6 weeks I'm ordering again. But this time, it said "new", so I only ordered 2 boxes of this new stuff. Boy am I glad I didn't go for my usual 6!
I ate it, but I didn't like it (have never returned anything to Netrition and didn't know the process, so didn't bother). Anyway, at first I thought it might be OK, but as the days went by and I looked forward to it less and less, then began eating anything else for breakfast, I decided they REALLY DID RUIN MY FAVORITE BREAKFAST!
Why did you mess with success, people???This review is specific to StaySteady Cereal, Original
3 of 3 people found the following review helpfulJanuary 15, 2019Reviewer: Brenda in Ohio* I want to give this a NEGATIVE 5. This is NOTHING like the HiLo cereal that we loved.
The new formula is The WORST. I switched to Kays and am loving it.
I returned all six boxes of this. They have ruined this.This review is specific to StaySteady Cereal, Maple Pecan
4 of 4 people found the following review helpfulDecember 12, 2018Reviewer: A customer in North Carolina* If I could give this product 0 stars, I would.
We have been buying about 50 boxes per year for years of the previous version - both Maple Pecan and Vanilla Almond HiLo cereals. Tt's been breakfast almost every day at our house. We bought one box of each flavor (including Original unflavored) of the new Stay Steady version just to try them, but will not be buying more. Luckily there are many other low carb cereals out there to try.
Both the maple pecan and vanilla flavors are a perfect example of why people say healthy food tastes like twigs - though in this case it tastes like cardboard and with a little bitter aftertaste.
I have to wonder how much consumer testing was done. It's hard to see how anyone could prefer the Stay Steady versions.
NOTE: the Stay Steady box shows a 1 cup serving size, while the old HiLo serving was 1/2 cup. Take this into account when comparing carb count and other nutritional values.
The net carb count of Stay Steady is a little lower, which is good. But there is less fiber, not good. There's more soy in the Stay Steady version, which does nothing to improve the flavor. And there is now 2 grams of added sugars in the form of maple syrup.
The only plus is that it's now sweetened with stevia (though not enough) instead of Splenda.
We would not recommend this brand, sorry to say.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpfulNovember 09, 2018Reviewer: Brenda in Ohio* This cereal used to be Hi-Lo and delicious. NOW, under this new brand, it is absolutely DREADFUL. I am returning mine.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpfulOctober 25, 2018Reviewer: Sandy in Michigan* This cereal is very disappointing ,nothing like Nutritious Living Hi Lo products. I tried this after the manufacturer stopped making Hi Lo and it is just awful. Gets soggy very quickly and there's an odd after taste too, not to mention the pecans were quite scarce.This review is specific to StaySteady Cereal, Maple Pecan