Apple cereal Recipe

Apple cereal has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 70.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 10.9 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and average PUFA. 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 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 has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also average in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 80, for Apple cereal, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat15%
 Calories from Carbs74%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Vitamin E
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A165 IU3.3%
Vitamin C18.8 mg31.3%
Vitamin D45.2 IU11.3%
Vitamin E5.9 mg19.6%
Thiamin0.09 mg5.8%
Riboflavin0.16 mg9.6%
Niacin1.5 mg7.3%
Vitamin B60.83 mg41.5%
Folate50.4 mcg12.6%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.1 mg11.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium249 mg24.9%
Iron1 mg5.6%
Magnesium54.4 mg13.6%
Phosphorus151 mg15.1%
Potassium1 mg0%
Sodium114 mg4.8%
Zinc0.8 mg5.3%
Copper0.37 mg18.3%
Manganese0.46 mg23%
Selenium9.8 mcg14%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate70.7 g23.6%
Dietary Fiber7.7 g30.8%
Sugars33.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein10.9 g21.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.2 g9.5%
Saturated Fat0.9 g4.5%
Monounsaturated Fat1.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.2 g 9.5%

Saturated Fat 0.9 g 4.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 114 mg 4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 70.7 g 23.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.8%

Sugars 33.6 g

Protein 10.9 g 21.8%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 31.3%

Calcium 24.9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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