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Multi-Grain Cheerios GENERAL MILLS Cereals Ready-To-Eat

General Mills - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, GENERAL MILLS, Multi-Grain Cheerios has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 83.33g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and high 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 6.9 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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 62.07 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Breakfast.

Based on the composite nutritive standing General Mills - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, GENERAL MILLS, Multi-Grain Cheerios has been given a composite ranking of 89, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs85%

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 Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1723.9 IU34.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol495.1 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent518 mcg
Alpha Carotene23 mcg
Beta Carotene35 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin571 mcg
Vitamin C51.7 mg86.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D138 IU34.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin E46.5 mg155.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin K1.3 mcg1.6%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin5.2 mg344.7%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin5.9 mg344.7%Top 10%Very High
Niacin69 mg344.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B66.9 mg344.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate1379 mcg344.7%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate19 mcg
Folic Acid1360.1 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents2332.3 mcg
Vitamin B1220.7 mcg344.8%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid34.5 mg344.8%Top 10%Very High
Choline25.9 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium345 mg34.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron62.1 mg344.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium83 mg20.8%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus276 mg27.6%Top 30%High
Potassium293 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium690.1 mg28.8%Top 30%High
Zinc51.7 mg344.8%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.14 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Manganese1.7 mg84%Top 10%Very High
Selenium16.8 mcg24%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate83.3 g27.8%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber9.3 g37.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars20.7 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein6.9 g13.8%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat3.5 g5.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.53 g2.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids53 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1326.8 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water2.5 g
Ash3.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 379 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.5 g 5.3%

Saturated Fat 0.53 g 2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 690.1 mg 28.8%

Total Carbohydrates 83.3 g 27.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 6.9 g 13.8%

Vitamin A 34.5% Vitamin C 86.2%

Calcium 34.5% Iron 344.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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