Are cereals with 100% of the RDA better than cereals with only 25% of the RDA?

Some cold cereals have 100% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance of nutrients. Are they better than cereals with only 25% of the RDA? Cold cereals that have 100% of the Daily Value usually contain two vitamins and two minerals. Vitamins A and C, calcium and iron are the nutrients listed in the nutrition information on...

What exactly is the Daily Value?

What exactly is the Daily Value? I can't understand all the information on food labels. The Daily Value (DV) for each nutrient is listed for persons who eat 2,000 to 2,500 calories each day. The values are the same as the USRDA values previously found on labels and were based on the 1968 RDA's. The...

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