Nana's Breakfast Cereal Recipe

Nana's Breakfast Cereal has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 49.3g 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. With 5.1 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

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 14 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high 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.

Ideally consumed as a Breakfast.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Nana's Breakfast Cereal has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat16%
 Calories from Carbs76%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A500 IU10%Top 10%Very High
Retinol136.9 mcg
Vitamin C37.7 mg62.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D26.2 IU6.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.77 mg51.3%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.77 mg45.2%Top 10%Very High
Niacin11.5 mg57.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B61.5 mg76.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate279.2 mcg69.8%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid257.7 mcg
Vitamin B123.8 mcg64.1%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid5.4 mg53.8%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium32.3 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron10.8 mg59.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium73.1 mg18.3%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus142.3 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Potassium470.8 mg13.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium137.5 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc8.5 mg56.4%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.77 mg38.5%Top 10%Very High
Selenium3.8 mcg5.5%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate37.9 g12.6%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber7.2 g28.6%Top 10%Very High
Sugars16.7 g
Glucose5.4 mg
Fructose5.4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.9 g7.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.5 g5.3%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.31 g1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 226 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.5 g 6.9%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g 2%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 178.7 mg 7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 49.3 g 16.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 21.7 g

Protein 5.1 g 10.2%

Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 81.7%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 77.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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