BNI™ 035.26c: Weet-Bix

BNI™ 35.26c: Weet-Bix, Sanitarium, NZ, 2007-2011.

Breakfast biscuits made from wheat flakes compressed into rectangular pieces of about 15 grams each. The following claims appeared on the box in 2010: 97% wholegrain, and [a source of] fiber, B vitamins and iron.


Nutrition information (100g)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 12.0 48.0 14.6 20.0 65.7 16.4
Carbohydrate 67.0 268.0 81.6 55.0 180.7 45.2
Sugars 2.8 11.2 3.4 < 10.0 < 32.9 < 8.2
Fat 1.4 12.6 3.8 25.0 82.2 9.1
Saturated fat 0.3 2.7 0.8 < 10.0 < 32.9 < 3.7
Fiber 10.5 - 35.0 16.4 - 4.9
Sodium 0.285 - 14.3 < 16.4 - < 0.329
Misc 8.8 - - - - 24.0
Total 100.0 328.6 100.0 100.0 328.6 100.0
kJul - 1374.9 - - 1374.9 -
Nutritional balance (100g)
x (bad) Low in protein
x (bad) Extremely high in carbohydrate
(good) Low in sugar
x (bad) Extremely low in fat
(good) Very low in saturated fat
x (bad) High in fiber
о (ok) Slightly high in sodium
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ideal % = grey cells; actual % = asterisk (*)
Serving analysis (serving size = 30.0 grams )
grams per serving = 30.0 grams
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small snack large snack small meal large meal
(133 kcal) (266 kcal) (400 kcal) (600 kcal)
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kcal per serving = 98.6 kcal
Balance simulation for this food (serving size = 30.0 grams ) Original BNI 35.26
Reduce in next meal 0.2 g fiber Reduce BNI to 33.12
- 0.0 mg sodium - n/a
Both reduce BNI to 33.12
- 0.0 excess kcal protein
- 0.0 excess kcal sugar
Burn out 16.3 excess kcal other carbs
- 0.0 excess kcal saturated fat
- 0.0 excess kcal other fats
Burn out a total of 16.3 kcal Reduce BNI to 18.70
Burn those kcal out doing… 326 steps
or 5 minutes slow walking (~3.2km/h)
or 4 minutes fast walking (~5.6km/h)
or 2 minutes jogging (~8km/h)
or 3 minutes leisure cycling (<16km/h)
or 2 minutes swimming
or 1 minutes stair treadmill
Reduce kcal to 82.3 kcal per serving All reduce BNI to 16.56

References

PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D (2012). Breakfast cereals. The Balanced Nutrition Index (ISSN 1177-8849), 2012, issue 3. (Retrievable from http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/BNI)


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