Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain Minerals

Minerals in Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain

Minerals are inorganic substances required in small amounts by the body for a variety of different functions. Minerals are involved in the formation of bones and teeth, they are essential constituents of body fluids and tissues, they are components of enzyme systems and they are involved in normal nerve function.

The essential minerals present in Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain are: Sodium (606 mg), Potassium (250 mg) and Phosphorus (200 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, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain, you can find 36 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 4% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

36 mg

4%

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, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain contains 29 milligrams of iron, that’s the 161% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

29 mg

161%

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. 250 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain, the 5% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

250 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, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain, you can find 63 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 16% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

63 mg

16%

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. 200 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain, the 20% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

200 mg

20%

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, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain contains 606 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 40% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

606 mg

40%

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, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S SPECIAL K Multi-grain contains 1.7 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 11% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

1.7 mg

11%

daily value