Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS Minerals

Minerals in Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS

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.

The essential minerals present in Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS are: Potassium (327 mg), Phosphorus (311 mg) and Magnesium (106 mg).


Nutrition Facts for 100g

Daily values based in a diet 2,000 kcal

Calcium

The most common problem related to calcium metabolism is undoubtedly bone loss from getting too little calcium. But can be problems when intake of this mineral gets too high as well. 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS contains 25 milligrams of calcium, that’s the 3% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

25 mg

3%

daily value

Iron

The average man has about 2 grams of iron in this blood cells while women have about 1.6 grams at any given time. If the dietary iron intake falls below daily needs and this storage amount goes down, the ability to tolerate bursts of exercise will deteriorate. 29 milligrams of iron can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, the 161% of the total daily recommended iron intake.

29 mg

161%

daily value

Potassium

Diets high in potassium are associated with improved blood pressure control. There are several mechanisms contributing to this effect, including improved kidney function, reduction in blood clotting and more efficient opening of blood vessels. 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS contains 327 milligrams of potassium, that’s the 7% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

327 mg

7%

daily value

Magnesium

When magnesium intake goes too low, levels of parathyroid hormone go down. This leads to a reduced absorption of calcium in the intestines, as well as increased loss of calcium and magnesium in the urine. 106 milligrams of magnesium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, the 27% of the total daily recommended magnesium intake.

106 mg

27%

daily value

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is a mineral that makes up 1% of a person’s total body weight. This mineral is present in every cell of the body. Most of the phosphorus in the body is found in the bones and teeth. In 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, you can find 311 milligrams of phosphorus. It provides the 31% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

311 mg

31%

daily value

Sodium

Sodium can cause more calcium to be lost in the urine, so high contents of sodium can also increase risks of osteoporosis, and of course, swelling in the extremities and high blood pressure. 18 milligrams of sodium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, the 1% of the total daily recommended sodium intake.

18 mg

1%

daily value

Zinc

Diets low in zinc can induce measureable reductions in the activity of the immune system. These reductions occur relatively quickly and are reversible upon getting zinc back into the body. In 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, you can find 6.09 milligrams of zinc. It provides the 41% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

6.09 mg

41%

daily value

Copper

Copper is required to manufacture collagen, a major structural protein in the body. When copper deficiency becomes severe, tissue integrity can begin to break down. 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS contains 0.3 milligrams of copper, that’s the 15% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

0.3 mg

15%

daily value

Selenium

Selenium is required for the proper activity of a group of enzymes called glutahione peroxidases. These enzymes play a key role in the body’s detoxification system and they also provide protection against oxidative stress. 45.6 micrograms of selenium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, MALT-O-MEAL, Frosted Mini SPOONERS, the 65% of the total daily recommended selenium intake.

45.6 µg

65%

daily value