What's in your Coffee?
Have you ever wondered whatâ€™s in your cup of coffee? Below is a breakdown of some of the nutrients in a typical 8 ounce mug of coffee.
|Nutrient||Qty in 8oz*||Approx % DV (based on 2,000 calorie diet)||Benefit|
|235.55 g||Varies||An essential element.|
|Protein||0.28 g||0.5%||Important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood.|
|Calcium||5 mg||0.5%||Chief supportive element of bones and teeth.|
|Magnesium||7 mg||1.8%||Aids in the body's absorption of calcium and plays a key role in the strength and formation of bones and teeth.|
|Potassium||116 mg||3.3%||An electrolyte that helps regulate blood pressure and heart function.|
|Riboflavin||0.18 mg||10.6%||A coenzyme that helps breakdown carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy.|
|Thiamin||0.033 mg||22%||Necessary for normal energy processing and for the health of the heart and nervous systems.|
|Caffeine||95 mg||32%||A natural stimulant that may provide some health benefits.|
* Quantity information is from FDA Code Search 9210100. All information is believed to be accurate but not warranted.