Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted Minerals

Minerals in Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted

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.

Calcium (580 mg), Potassium (550 mg) and Phosphorus (380 mg) are some of the minerals present in Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted.


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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, you can find 580 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 58% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

580 mg

58%

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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted contains 9.4 milligrams of iron, that’s the 52% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

9.4 mg

52%

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. 550 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, the 12% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

550 mg

12%

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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, you can find 55 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 14% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

55 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. 380 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, the 38% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

380 mg

38%

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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted contains 240 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 16% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

240 mg

16%

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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted contains 5 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 33% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

5 mg

33%

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. 0.38 milligrams of copper can be found on every 100 grams of Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, the 19% of the total daily recommended copper intake.

0.38 mg

19%

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 Infant formula, MEAD JOHNSON, PREGESTIMIL, with iron, powder, not reconstituted, you can find 14.0 micrograms of selenium. It provides the 20% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

14.0 µg

20%

daily value