PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve Minerals

Minerals in PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve

Minerals are inorganic, which means they are not formed by living things. Your body needs larger amounts of some minerals, such as calcium, to grow and stay healthy. Other minerals like copper or iodine are called trace minerals because you only need very small amounts of them each day.

Sodium (369 mg), Potassium (277 mg) and Calcium (15 mg) are some of the minerals present in PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve.


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 PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve contains 15 milligrams of calcium, that’s the 2% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

15 mg

2%

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. 0.83 milligrams of iron can be found on every 100 grams of PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve, the 5% of the total daily recommended iron intake.

0.83 mg

5%

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 PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve contains 277 milligrams of potassium, that’s the 6% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

277 mg

6%

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. 369 milligrams of sodium can be found on every 100 grams of PREGO Pasta, Mini Meatball Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve, the 25% of the total daily recommended sodium intake.

369 mg

25%

daily value