Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS Minerals

Minerals in Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS

Just like vitamins, minerals help your body grow and stay healthy. The body uses minerals to perform many different functions, for example for building strong bones, or transmitting nerve impulses. Some minerals are even used to make hormones or maintain a normal heartbeat.

Some of the minerals found in Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS are: Sodium (539 mg), Calcium (357 mg) and Potassium (249 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 ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, you can find 357 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 36% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

357 mg

36%

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 ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS contains 16.1 milligrams of iron, that’s the 89% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

16.1 mg

89%

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. 249 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, the 5% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

249 mg

5%

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 ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, you can find 57 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 14% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

57 mg

14%

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. 214 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, the 21% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

214 mg

21%

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 ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS contains 539 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 36% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

539 mg

36%

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 ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS contains 13.39 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 89% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

13.39 mg

89%

daily value

Copper

Copper is a key mineral in many different body systems. It is central to building strong tissue, maintaining blood volume, and producing energy in your cells. 0.21 milligrams of copper can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, the 11% of the total daily recommended copper intake.

0.21 mg

11%

daily value

Selenium

Selenium is one of many important dietary minerals, and we require a small amount of selenium in our daily diet. Selenium is incorporated in a small cluster of important proteins (called “selenoproteins”), each of which plays a critical role in our health. In 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS, you can find 9.9 micrograms of selenium. It provides the 14% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

9.9 µg

14%

daily value