BNI™ 023.82s: Muesli breakfast cereals (average)

dietBNI™ 23.82s: Muesli breakfast cereals (average), NZ, 2012.

This is the nutritional value of muesli breakfast cereals (including mixed cereals). Below is an analysis of the average aggregated nutritional value of a sample of 38 brands. The sample was collated as part of a research on the nutritional composition of breakfast cereals in New Zealand. This nutritional profile can be summarised as being, mainly, biased towards excess of sugar, adequate in saturated fat, fiber and sodium, high in carbohydrate, and low in protein and fat.

This nutritional value may be more representative of those who change brands often, as well as of the population, in general. However, it is less representative of the universe of brands on offer and of those consumers who prefer a particular brand of muesli breakfast cereal, for which a prototypical nutritional value may be more relevant (see foodBNI).


Nutrition information (100g)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 11.1 44.4 12.5 20.0 71.2 17.8
Carbohydrate 63.5 254.0 71.3 55.0 195.8 49.0
Sugar 19.5 78.0 21.9 < 10.0 < 35.6 < 8.9
Fat 6.4 57.6 16.2 25.0 89.0 9.9
Saturated fat 1.5 13.5 3.8 < 10.0 < 35.6 < 4.0
Fiber 9.8 - 32.7 17.8 - 5.3
Sodium 0.126 - 6.3 < 17.8 - < 0.356
Misc 9.1 - - - - 17.7
Total 100.0 356.0 100.0 100.0 356.0 100.0
kJul - 1489.5 - - 1489.5 -
Nutritional balance (100g)
x (bad) Low in protein
x (bad) Very high in carbohydrate
x (bad) Extremely high in sugar
x (bad) Low in fat
(good) Low in saturated fat
(good) Adequate in fiber
(good) Very low in sodium
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ideal % = grey cells; actual % = asterisk (*)
Serving analysis (serving size = 46.0 grams )
grams per serving = 46.0 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 = 163.8 kcal
Balance simulation for this food (serving size = 46.0 grams ) Original BNI 23.82
Balanced 0.0 g fiber -
- 0.0 mg sodium -
Both reduce BNI to 23.82
- 0.0 excess kcal protein
Burn out 19.5 excess kcal sugar
- 0.0 excess kcal other carbs
- 0.0 excess kcal saturated fat
- 0.0 excess kcal other fats
Burn out a total of 19.5 kcal Reduce BNI to 11.91
Burn those kcal out doing… 390 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 144.3 kcal per serving All reduce BNI to 11.91
144.3 kcal = energy for approximately 87 minutes (~ 1.4 hours)

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)


Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on data provided on a product's nutrition information label or collected from a database (such as USDA). These data may only be averages, or may be incomplete. The BNI™ rating is based on an analysis of macronutrients and sodium and does not consider other nutrients that may be important. The BNI™ rating is also based on average reference intakes (Ideal values) which may vary from the recommended intakes for your country. Ideal values are for adults, and are based on a 2,000 kcal diet. Nutrition results are for research purposes, and should be considered editorial opinions given without warranty, and are not intended to replace the advice of a dietitian or health-care professional. BNI™, the Balanced Nutrition Index™, INE™ and el Índice de Nutrición Equilibrada™ are trademarks, and the associated formula and ratings are copyrighted material and may not be used for commercial purposes.


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