Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal Minerals

Minerals in Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal

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.

Sodium (488 mg), Phosphorus (391 mg) and Calcium (366 mg) are some of the minerals present in Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal.


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, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal, you can find 366 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 37% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

366 mg

37%

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, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal contains 29.73 milligrams of iron, that’s the 165% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

29.73 mg

165%

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. 269 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal, the 6% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

269 mg

6%

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, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal, you can find 90 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 23% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

90 mg

23%

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. 391 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal, the 39% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

391 mg

39%

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, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal contains 488 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 33% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

488 mg

33%

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, QUAKER, QUAKER Honey Graham LIFE Cereal contains 13.82 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 92% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

13.82 mg

92%

daily value