Health Benefits Of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereal

Kellogg's Rice Krispies
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies are popular among children and adults. The main ingredients of this cereal are rice, sugar, salt, barley malt, folic acid and vitamins such as iron, vitamins B6, B12, B1 and B2, and vitamin D. This cereal is also kosher Parve certified. Since, Rice Krispies contain no milk, nuts, wheat or soy people with food sensitivities and allergies can consume this cereal.

Health Benefits Of Rice Krispies

  • One serving of this cereal contains 30mg of potassium and 190 mg of sodium. As per the studies conducted by University of Maryland Medical center, these are the two essential electrolytes required by the body. Electrolytes plays a vital role in pH maintenance, fluid balance and muscle function of the human body.
  • Rice Krispies is also a source of carbohydrates. That is it includes 1 g of dietary fiber, 25 g of complex carbohydrates and only 4 g of sugar content.
  • Protein content is only 2g per serving. This is 50% of the U.S. FDA’s recommended daily dosage of protein. It’s a cholesterol free instant food.

Calories In Kellogg’s Rice Krispies

A serving of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal is equivalent to 1 1/4 cup. A single serving of this cereal contains 130 calories. When you add half-a-cup pf skimmed milk to the cereal, the total calorie will be 170. Remember that this cereal contains no cholesterol or fat and it provides all the essential vitamins and minerals to the body.

Try this simple recipe

Crunchy Apple wedges

Ingredients

  • Apple – 2 cored, cut into wedges.
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
  • Peanut butter – 1/2 cup
  • Tooth picks – as many as apple wedges
  • Rice krispies cereal – 2 bowls

Method

Cut the apples into wedges and put it in a bowl of water. Add the lemon juice to it so the apple slices do not oxidize.

Remove the apple wedges and pat it dry with paper towels.

Insert tooth picks.

Spread peanut butter on both the sides.

Roll in the Rice Krispies.

Serve immediately or cover the dish with a cling film and freeze.