PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve Minerals

Minerals in PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve

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 PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve are: Sodium (336 mg), Potassium (320 mg) and Calcium (16 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 PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve, you can find 16 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 2% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

16 mg

2%

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 PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve contains 0.58 milligrams of iron, that’s the 3% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

0.58 mg

3%

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. 320 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve, the 7% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

320 mg

7%

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 PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve contains 336 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 22% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

336 mg

22%

daily value