Corn Flakes, Ready to Eat

Kellogg's - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S Corn Flakes [Includes USDA Commodity B879] has a high-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 87.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 6.61 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 29 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to American cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Breakfast.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Kellogg's - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S Corn Flakes [Includes USDA Commodity B879] has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat1%
 Calories from Carbs92%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1791.1 IU35.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol440 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent456 mcg
Alpha Carotene19 mcg
Beta Carotene162 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin50 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin339 mcg
Vitamin C22 mg36.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D152 IU38%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.13 mg0.43%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin2.1 mg142%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin2.6 mg155.3%Top 10%Very High
Niacin24.4 mg122%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B63.4 mg172%Top 10%Very High
Folate480 mcg120%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate34 mcg
Folic Acid446 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents792.1 mcg
Vitamin B129.5 mcg157.9%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.08 mg0.79%Mid 40%Average
Choline3.9 mg
Betaine0.7 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium4 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Iron29 mg161.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium9 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus37 mg3.7%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium79 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium723 mg30.1%Top 30%High
Zinc0.18 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.11 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.16 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Selenium8.3 mcg11.9%Mid 40%Average
Fluoride17 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate87.1 g29%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.5 g10%Top 30%High
Starch68.7 g
Sugars10.5 g
Sucrose4060.6 mg
Glucose4179.7 mg
Fructose1360.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose900.1 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.6 g13.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan40 mg
Threonine200 mg
Isoleucine220 mg
Leucine920 mg
Lysine70 mg
Methionine120 mg
Cystine120 mg
Phenylalanine330 mg
Tyrosine70 mg
Valine270 mg
Arginine100 mg
Histidine150 mg
Alanine510.1 mg
Aspartic Acid350 mg
Glutamic Acid1370.1 mg
Glycine170 mg
Proline629.9 mg
Serine300 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.59 g0.91%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.19 g0.95%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids20 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids300 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water3.8 g
Ash1.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 361 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.59 g 0.91%

Saturated Fat 0.19 g 0.95%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 723 mg 30.1%

Total Carbohydrates 87.1 g 29%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 6.6 g 13.2%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 36.7%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 161.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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