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TOTAL Corn Flakes GENERAL MILLS Cereals Ready-To-Eat

General Mills - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, GENERAL MILLS, TOTAL Corn Flakes has a high-calorie, very high-carb, low-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 85.55g 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 6.05 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 60.01 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 90, for General Mills - Cereals Ready-To-Eat, GENERAL MILLS, TOTAL Corn Flakes, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs90%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin A
  • 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 A1425.8 IU28.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol381 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent388.9 mcg
Alpha Carotene46 mcg
Beta Carotene70 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin976.9 mcg
Vitamin C200 mg333.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D114 IU28.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin E45 mg150%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin K0.2 mcg0.25%Bottom 30%Low
Thiamin5 mg333.4%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin5.7 mg333.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin66.7 mg333.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B66.7 mg333.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate1332.8 mcg333.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate19 mcg
Folic Acid1314.1 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents2252.8 mcg
Vitamin B1220 mcg333.4%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid33 mg330%Top 10%Very High
Choline3 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium3332.6 mg333.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron60 mg333.4%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium26 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus366 mg36.6%Top 10%Very High
Potassium94 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium697.9 mg29.1%Top 30%High
Zinc50 mg333.3%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.1 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium5.1 mcg7.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate85.6 g28.5%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.5 g10%Top 30%High
Sugars11 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein6.1 g12.1%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat1.6 g2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.4 g2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids11 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids358 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water2.6 g
Ash4.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 373 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.6 g 2.5%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g 2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 697.9 mg 29.1%

Total Carbohydrates 85.6 g 28.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 6.1 g 12.1%

Vitamin A 28.5% Vitamin C 333.4%

Calcium 333.3% Iron 333.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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