BNI™ 041.40-f: Fibre Life bran flakes

BNI™ 41.40-f: Fibre Life bran flakes, Sanitarium, NZ, 2012.

Breakfast cereal made with wholegrain wheat (67%) and wheat bran (23%). It is marketed as a product being high in fiber, 98% fat free, a source of iron and magnesium, and approved into the National Heart Foundation's "Tick Programme".


Nutrition information (100g)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 13.6 54.4 16.6 20.0 65.6 16.4
Carbohydrate 65.5 262.0 79.9 55.0 180.5 45.1
Sugar 5.6 22.4 6.8 < 10.0 < 32.8 < 8.2
Fat 1.3 11.7 3.6 25.0 82.0 9.1
Saturated fat 0.2 1.8 0.5 < 10.0 < 32.8 < 3.6
Fiber 12.0 - 40.0 16.4 - 4.9
Sodium 0.355 - 17.8 < 16.4 - < 0.328
Misc 7.2 - - - - 24.1
Total 100.0 328.1 100.0 100.0 328.1 100.0
kJul - 1372.8 - - 1372.8 -
Nutritional balance (100g)
о (ok) Slightly 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) Very high in fiber
x (bad) High in sodium
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ideal % = grey cells; actual % = asterisk (*)
Serving analysis (serving size = 35.0 grams )
grams per serving = 35.0 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 = 114.8 kcal
Balance simulation for this food (serving size = 35.0 grams ) Original BNI 41.40
Reduce in next meal 0.8 g fiber Reduce BNI to 34.21
Reduce in next meal 9.4 mg sodium Reduce BNI to 40.06
Both reduce BNI to 32.87
- 0.0 excess kcal protein
- 0.0 excess kcal sugar
Burn out 18.9 excess kcal other carbs
- 0.0 excess kcal saturated fat
- 0.0 excess kcal other fats
Burn out a total of 18.9 kcal Reduce BNI to 24.97
Burn those kcal out doing… 377 steps
or 6 minutes slow walking (~3.2km/h)
or 4 minutes fast walking (~5.6km/h)
or 2 minutes jogging (~8km/h)
or 4 minutes leisure cycling (<16km/h)
or 2 minutes swimming
or 2 minutes stair treadmill
Reduce kcal to 96.0 kcal per serving All reduce BNI to 16.43

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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