Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry Minerals

Minerals in Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry

Minerals are classified as micronutrients, because you don’t need too much of them, but that doesn’t negate their importance. Your body cannot make minerals, so it’s essential you get them all from your food. Minerals don’t contain calories, so they aren’t a direct source of energy.

Some of the minerals found in Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry are: Calcium (318 mg), Potassium (130 mg) and Phosphorus (125 mg).


Nutrition Facts for 100g

Daily values based in a diet 2,000 kcal

Calcium

Calcium is a very important mineral in human metabolism, making up about 2% of an adult human’s body weight. In 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry, you can find 318 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 32% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

318 mg

32%

daily value

Iron

The best known nutrition fact about iron is that meats and plant foods are rich in iron. More human health problems worldwide are caused by iron deficiency than by lack of any other nutrient. 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry contains 31.29 milligrams of iron, that’s the 174% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

31.29 mg

174%

daily value

Potassium

Vegetables, especially green leafy varieties, are generally our richest sources of potassium. But this mineral can also be found in varying amounts in almost all foods. 130 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry, the 3% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

130 mg

3%

daily value

Magnesium

Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism. In fact, magnesium is necessary for more than 300 chemical reactions in the human body. In 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry, you can find 15 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 4% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

15 mg

4%

daily value

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is the second most abundant inorganic element in the human body and is a port of many important compounds, including ribonucleic acid (RNA), deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and sugar phosphates. Phosphate helps to protect blood systemic acid-base balance, and acts as a transport mechanism for energy. 125 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry, the 13% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

125 mg

13%

daily value

Sodium

Sodium is needed for muscle contractions, nerve transmissions, maintaining pH balance and hydration. Sodium also regulates the fluid outside of the cells and is needed to pump fluid into the cells as potassium carries by-products out. 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry contains 5 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 0% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

5 mg

0%

daily value

Zinc

Zinc is used as a cofactor by a number of critical enzymes. In fact, more than 300 zinc-dependent enzymes are currently known. Even a mild dietary deficiency of zinc can have far-reaching health implications. 100 grams of Cereals, MALT-O-MEAL, Maple & Brown Sugar Hot Wheat Cereal, dry contains 0.5 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 3% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

0.5 mg

3%

daily value