Extracting Iron from your Cereal [Video]


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The next time you’re eating a big bowl of breakfast cereal, take a closer look at the ingredients. You’ll find that it contains more than just wheat and corn. Look closely and you might find iron in your cereal… you know, the metal… the stuff used to make nails. Here’s an experiment that proves you’re eating iron for breakfast.

And in case you’re wondering why there’s Iron in your cereal, be sure to read the “how does it work” section at the end of this article.

[SteveSpanglerScience]





One Response to Extracting Iron from your Cereal [Video]

  1. Kinda convenient how they left out the part where cereals leach minerals like iron out of the body and you would die from eating too much of them if they weren’t fortified to counteract this.