Single Brand Plain Corn Flakes Cereals Ready-To-Eat

Cereals Ready-To-Eat, Corn Flakes, Plain, Single Brand 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 D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 86.69g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very 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 6.7 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 low 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. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 19.29 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 Cereals Ready-To-Eat, Corn Flakes, Plain, Single Brand has been given a composite ranking of 72, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat0%
 Calories from Carbs93%

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 Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2681.3 IU53.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol756 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent764.1 mcg
Alpha Carotene48 mcg
Beta Carotene74 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin1032.1 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D143 IU35.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.25 mg0.83%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K0.3 mcg0.37%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin1.3 mg89.3%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin1.5 mg89.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin17.9 mg89.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B61.8 mg89.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate357 mcg89.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate19 mcg
Folic Acid338 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents594 mcg
Vitamin B125.4 mcg89.3%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.12 mg1.2%Mid 40%Average
Choline3 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium3 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Iron19.3 mg107.2%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium16 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus52 mg5.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium117 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium949.1 mg39.5%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0.48 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.03 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.08 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Selenium5.1 mcg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Fluoride17 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate86.7 g28.9%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber4.5 g18%Top 10%Very High
Sugars6.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein6.7 g13.4%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.1 g0.15%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids1 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids50 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water3.5 g
Ash2.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 360 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.1 g 0.15%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 949.1 mg 39.5%

Total Carbohydrates 86.7 g 28.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 6.7 g 13.4%

Vitamin A 53.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.3% Iron 107.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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