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Table 4 Micronutrient content of infant cereals per 100 g and per tablespoon

From: Use of commercial infant cereals as complementary food in infants and young children in Ghana

Micronutrient Brand of infant cereal
Cerelac (wheat) Yumvita (wheat) Motherluc wheat cereal
Content Per 100 g Per tablespoon Per 100 g Per tablespoon Per 100 g Per tablespoon
 Iron (mg) 7.5 1.125 12 1.80 2.6 0.39
 Zinc (mg) 5.5 0.825 6 0.90 ns -
 Phosphorus (mg) 320 48.0 200 30.0 84 12.6
 Iodine (μg) 80 12.0 ns - ns -
 Vitamin A (μg RAE) 390 58.50 390 58.5 ns -
 Vitamin C (mg) 50 7.50 45 6.75 ns -
 Vitamin B12 (μg) 1 0.15 0.6 0.09 ns -
 Folic acid (μg) 40 6.00 35 5.25 ns -
 Niacin (mg) 3 0.45 4.5 0.675 ns -
  1. 1 tablespoon = 15.0 g
  2. ns not stated