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Nutritional Profile of Shredded Wheat (100%) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 40 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Shredded Wheat (100%).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks high (Top 250) for four nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Breakfast Cereals) shows that it ranks very high (Top 10) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for one additional nutrient:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Shredded Wheat (100%)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Shredded Wheat (100%)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Shredded Wheat (100%)

80.2%
2.1%
11.6%
4.6%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Shredded Wheat (100%)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Shredded Wheat (100%)

0.4%
0.3%
1.3%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Shredded Wheat (100%)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Shredded Wheat (100%)

In food category: Breakfast Cereals

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
80.2 g
22.7 g
89
164
Fiber, total dietary
12.4 g
3.5 g
30
124
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
920 mg
260.8 mg
261
1584
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
295 mg
83.6 mg
226
2562
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.3 g
357.2 mg
90
1389
Fatty Acids, total saturated
405 mg
114.8 mg
174
2416
Total Lipid (Fat)
2.1 g
584 mg
182
1542
Saturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
12 mg
3.4 mg
49
392
Myristic Acid (14:0)
2 mg
0.6 mg
96
1148
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
372 mg
105.5 mg
170
1908
Stearic Acid (18:0)
19 mg
5.4 mg
167
1672
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
278 mg
78.8 mg
240
2544
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
8 mg
2.3 mg
41
975
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
8 mg
2.3 mg
45
466
Polyunsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
2 mg
0.6 mg
7
292
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.2 g
337.4 mg
103
1297
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
70 mg
19.8 mg
80
886
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
11.6 g
3.3 g
30
569
Water-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
42 µg
11.9 µg
139
413
Folate, food
42 µg
11.9 µg
16
247
Folate, total
42 µg
11.9 µg
128
342
Niacin
6 mg
1.7 mg
127
586
Riboflavin
90 µg
25.5 µg
192
721
Thiamin
285 µg
80.8 µg
138
599
Vitamin B6
155 µg
43.9 µg
162
826
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
320 µg
90.7 µg
134
611
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
88 µg
24.9 µg
128
946
Phylloquinone
1.4 µg
0.4 µg
38
911
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
57 mg
16.2 mg
148
490
Copper, Cu
357 µg
101.2 µg
44
496
Iron, Fe
2.6 mg
725.7 µg
225
665
Magnesium, Mg
132 mg
37.4 mg
28
188
Phosphorus, P
380 mg
107.7 mg
33
288
Potassium, K
384 mg
108.9 mg
52
514
Selenium, Se
4.4 µg
1.2 µg
141
649
Sodium, Na
2 mg
567 µg
273
1157
Zinc, Zn
3 mg
842 µg
98
616
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
23.1 mg
6.5 mg
56
925
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
4.6 g
1.3 g
190
2436
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
344 kcal
97.5 kcal
72
344
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of shredded wheat (100%) with 40 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Shredded Wheat (100%)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Spoon Size Biscuit1.1 g0.04 oz
1 Round Biscuit19.0 g0.7 oz
1 Rectangular Biscuit24.0 g0.8 oz
1 Cup Spoon Size Biscuits50.0 g1.8 oz
1 Cup50.0 g1.8 oz
1 Cup, Crushed58.0 g2.0 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of shredded wheat (100%)

8 Similar Breakfast Cereals

Explore the nutrient content of similar breakfast cereals below by clicking on their names.

Similar Breakfast Cereals 1 - 8

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Honey Nut Shredded WheatNo of
Nutrients
44
(Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
48
Shredded WheatNo of
Nutrients
(Original Big Biscuit, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
59
(Original Spoon-Size, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
42
(Spoon-Size, Lightly Frosted, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
46
(Bagged Cereal, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
26
Shredded Wheat N' BranNo of
Nutrients
(Spoon-Size, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
37
Shredded Wheat'n BranNo of
Nutrients
35
Figure 5. Similar breakfast cereals 1 to 8.

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