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Fortified breakfast cereals are an important source of vitamins and minerals in the Irish diet.Fortification of breakfast cereals is based on the recommendation by nutritionists that breakfast cereals should provide 20-25% of daily nutritional requirements. It is important in child nutrition and development, as those eating breakfast cereals are more likely to meet their daily requirements of essential vitamins and minerals.

In the North/South Ireland Food consumption 2005 survey the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (IUNA) point to Breakfast Cereals as being an important source of vitamins. Among the vitamins and minerals provided by breakfast cereals are Iron, fibre, folic acid, vitamin D, riobflavin.

The contribution made by cereals can be summarised as follows:

[Safefood Summary Report, North/South Ireland food Consumption Survey (IUNA) 2005]

For further information contact:

Thomas Burke
Irish Breakfast Cereals Association
Tel: +353 1 6051688

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