Taking The Iron Out of My Food

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  • Published on Dec 31, 2021
  • I show you how to remove iron from your food and why you are probably getting less iron than you think when you eat iron fortified food.
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  • C D
    C D 4 months ago +23838

    “Whoops, we put metal shavings in the food” -employee
    “Put it on the nutrition facts” - boss

    • SuperGremlin
      SuperGremlin 10 days ago

      I just got traumatized

    • YTIs FullOfFreaks
      YTIs FullOfFreaks 17 days ago

      It's not accidental?

    • Jonathan-Schmuck
      Jonathan-Schmuck 19 days ago

      Iron is good for you to though

    • michael nguyen
      michael nguyen 21 day ago

      @C D Nah, I meant the fact that all biological forms need iron to live.

    • C D
      C D 21 day ago

      @michael nguyen God totally made Captain Crunch.

  • guri
    guri 2 months ago +10393

    My Dad said if I can extract enough metal from cereal to make a knife, then I can become a cereal killer.

    • stets uninu
      stets uninu 5 days ago

      wut

    • BLÃZÉ
      BLÃZÉ 8 days ago

      BEST 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • Kong Zilla
      Kong Zilla 9 days ago

      Good one👍🤣

    • lazy bear
      lazy bear 13 days ago

      @Suya Hates NTR maybe bcoz u don't have a dad?

    • Venkat Sunderam
      Venkat Sunderam 13 days ago

      Alternatively, you could try your hand at some daytime raw berries.

  • Pacoh
    Pacoh 3 months ago +2537

    Hold on a second, young me was right, it was literal iron. lol

    • Manuel Krenshofer
      Manuel Krenshofer 15 days ago

      I like the how the profile image fits the comment

    • non binary nb
      non binary nb 22 days ago

      ^^^^^^^

    • Keno
      Keno 29 days ago

      EXACTLY

    • Default
      Default Month ago +3

      we re literally made out of rocks and water

    • Footing Ball556
      Footing Ball556  Month ago +24

      @123 NewJersey because most of the time when the nutrition facts says Magnesium for example, it's not magnesium metal in your cereal.

  • Freelance Player
    Freelance Player 2 months ago +1157

    Guys!
    Note: Magnetically attracted Iron forms are Fe and Fe+3.
    Fe+3 and Fe both can't get absorbed in the intestines.
    Fe+2 however can be transported by Divalent Metal Transporter (DMT-1).
    So, body secretes Duodenal Cytochrome-B.
    That converts Fe+3 into Fe+2.
    Also the food companies are not cheating they are just making use of Oral Bioavailability and the Iron requirement fulfillment even in Malnourished.
    This occurs as body itself removes the excess iron from the Intestinal cells.
    Normal Blood Fe level is pretty low and different very much for both males and females.
    Most of Body's iron is either in Haemoglobin or in Storage forms like Ferritin and Hemosiderin.
    Thanks for Reading guys!

    • Hi me
      Hi me 18 hours ago

      @Francisco Peñ what the hell

    • Just Nate
      Just Nate 4 days ago

      Um, can you say that in redneck for me cause all I really understood was "Guys!".

    • Salla Gitsin
      Salla Gitsin 8 days ago

      Bruh 🤨

    • Soriba Sylla
      Soriba Sylla 8 days ago

      Cytochrome 🅱️

    • MATTY McSPLATTY
      MATTY McSPLATTY 9 days ago +1

      ummm what? Im still stunned they put metal shavings in the cereal lol

  • Troy Googler
    Troy Googler 2 months ago +1360

    Is this why I always get a beep sound when I pass through a security check 😂

    • Hadi
      Hadi 10 days ago

      hold up

    • Marco “Lil Nigga” Polo
      Marco “Lil Nigga” Polo 12 days ago

      @gonk pls stop

    • Charles Keeffee
      Charles Keeffee 15 days ago

      This. I LOVE when i have legitimately empty pockets, no belt/shoes/buttons/zippers, and it STILL goes off lol i just look at em like "what now, is this a challenge? I WILL get nakie to establish dominance" 😆

    • Hamann Shaikh
      Hamann Shaikh 24 days ago

      Nah... that's not you.... That's yout Breclet 🤣

    • gonk
      gonk 24 days ago

      @Venom r/woooooosh

  • Pete Davies
    Pete Davies 3 months ago +610

    When he said "the metal just passes through you" I somehow forgot that humans have a digestive system and spent ten mins trying to work out how painful having metal actually pass through your skin would be.
    Edit: thank you for all the likes; I appreciate it. X

    • Pete Davies
      Pete Davies Month ago +1

      @S C it was a month ago; I've slept since then, I'd have a look through the rest of the comments to decide. 🤪

    • S C
      S C Month ago +1

      @Pete Davies bro you just turned that joke into a whole new level.
      I just wanna say, I have no damn clue.
      My physics sucks.

    • Pete Davies
      Pete Davies Month ago

      @Marty 5foot9ish

    • Pete Davies
      Pete Davies Month ago +1

      "@Lil Bullet " big velocity

  • ashley klotz
    ashley klotz 3 months ago +2

    As some one who enjoys all sciences, even chemistry even tho I didnt learn it, but I have to thank you for being as curious as you are to do all of these little experiments and post them

  • Matthew Coughlin
    Matthew Coughlin 2 months ago +515

    Thank you.
    "I now demand ionic iron in my cereal!!!"

  • Wes Mantooth
    Wes Mantooth Month ago

    Cool video, loving the content man ! Unfortunately the metallic iron and other metals in the same form don’t just pass through us, these things cause serious problems like cognitive decline /impairment and very possibly Alzheimer’s. Although there isn’t a direct link between metals like aluminum and Alzheimer’s, what they find very often during the autopsy of an Alzheimer’s victim is a large deposit of aluminum in the brain. Do with that what you will

  • Husel Bayar
    Husel Bayar 4 months ago +42690

    He is really getting a lot of uses out of his strong magnet

    • highmay
      highmay Month ago

      Like Dapz with his tungsten cube

    • ARCHIKAT A N D ARKIROSE
      ARCHIKAT A N D ARKIROSE 2 months ago +1

      @taraa bruh you made me almost accidentally click the link

    • John Smithe
      John Smithe 2 months ago

      @The Deetster I would think that with a properly hot furnace he could just pour in cheerios until the crucible is full of stuff. Remove the slag, keep going. Eventually you'll have a cup of iron sufficient for a blade.

    • The Deetster
      The Deetster 2 months ago

      So how much Cheerios to forge a sword?

  • Chris Sebastian
    Chris Sebastian Month ago +3

    It's actually very surprising to know that we can consume iron in metallic form.

    • strayboundz
      strayboundz 20 days ago

      I'm honestly sad on how many people believed this lie, its been covered by Ann Reardon on How to Cook That, he crushed up metallic iron and slipped it in during a cut, its not real and although it would pass through you, it might give you a stomach ache

  • Melinda Mercier
    Melinda Mercier 2 months ago

    I actually remember doing something similar in second grade. We took a box of Frosted Flakes, dropped a magnet in, and shook it for a few minutes. Teeny bits of iron were stuck to the magnet when we pulled it out. It blew my little mind and I’ve never forgotten lol.

  • Craftsmiley
    Craftsmiley 3 months ago +214

    THE PAIN AND AGONY I EXPERIENCED WHILE WATCHING THIS MAN CRUSH HIS CHEERIOS AND ADD WATER

    • Lupa Pupa
      Lupa Pupa 3 days ago

      @ps to If you count cereal and trash like that as food then idk what to tell you

    • Waldemar Pierzchalski
      Waldemar Pierzchalski 26 days ago

      It's probably biodegradable

    • Ayethere M8
      Ayethere M8 28 days ago

      @ps to Its food that would have been wasted anyway if your gonna be checking peoples food privilege you need to be going at the the company's who control the markets only shipping to buyers and leaving others to starve once its bought whether he wasted or ate it wont effect a starving kid

    • Lordell
      Lordell Month ago +1

      @ps to it’s like 200 calories of cereal lol

  • Drew Mcfarlane
    Drew Mcfarlane Month ago +1

    Thanks for being honest. I’ve seen so many people explain the same exact scenario in which they make it seem like you’re actually receiving the iron stated on the nutrition label… so sad

  • Alphacitrick
    Alphacitrick 3 months ago +13263

    I’m watching this while eating my cereals, smiling as I’m slowly becoming iron man

  • sk8pkl
    sk8pkl 2 months ago

    The iron comes from the wheat. It is naturally inside it. I was an electromecanic at a food plant. We had big magnets inside the input pipes to get most of the iron out of the flour tank. We had to remove it from time to time.

  • Plain_Delta
    Plain_Delta 2 months ago +2

    This is... actually good information
    Thank you man

  • UsingWolfram
    UsingWolfram 3 months ago +10

    Cher: "ok, so says here in this cereal recipe that need to add iron"
    Rio: "is that why we're in an iron refinery?"
    Cher: "no Rio, this is the the cereal factory"

  • dreamflite7
    dreamflite7 Month ago

    I'm anemic so this is really helpful info. Thank you! ❤️

    • strayboundz
      strayboundz 20 days ago +1

      @dreamflite7 Shes great! Lol

    • dreamflite7
      dreamflite7 20 days ago

      @strayboundz really? If it's any consolation I still eat cheerios a few times a year. Lol. Also I love Ann Reardon.

    • strayboundz
      strayboundz 20 days ago

      I'm honestly sad on how many people believed this lie, its been covered by Ann Reardon on How to Cook That, he crushed up metallic iron and slipped it in during a cut, its not real, he's just trying to scare you

  • Chris Thompson
    Chris Thompson 4 months ago +2740

    So technically if you extracted enough iron shavings from cheerios you can possibly forge a knife purely from cereal metal

  • Moon Moon
    Moon Moon Month ago +2

    This could actually be useful for someone with haemachromatosis.

  • KSA4FUNCOM
    KSA4FUNCOM 2 months ago +1

    Thanks this is actually informative 👍

  • Eugenics
    Eugenics  2 months ago +7

    Bear Grylls: “Oh look, someone dumped their box of Cheerios, we can make a life saving knife out of this, just pee in the box, drink it, and extract the Iron…”

  • Luna Argentum
    Luna Argentum 14 days ago +1

    a conversation i had with my teacher
    teacher: "what minerals do we consume?"
    me: "iron?"
    t: "really? how? do you eat pieces of iron?"
    m: (hearing how dumb that sounds) "well, no"
    t: "see? we don't actually consume mineral iron" (then he explained something, I don't remember)
    I'm actually considering finding him and showing him this video

  • X X
    X X 4 months ago +9010

    Would love to see someone collect these iron particles over a long period of time and make a blade out of it lol

    • Laura Fierro
      Laura Fierro 4 months ago

      Cereal Killer.

    • Darius Carter
      Darius Carter 4 months ago

      Mom look at the toy in my cereal box !

    • Adam Johnson
      Adam Johnson 4 months ago

      Obviously your last word to your victim would have to be cheerio.

    • Dessert Limbo
      Dessert Limbo 4 months ago +1

      @Paul did he stutter?

    • I’m From Iowa
      I’m From Iowa 4 months ago

      @Maui Randall a good reason to test the strength, rigidity, sharpness, reliability, and amount of damage it causes of the blade.

  • Dawnpaw
    Dawnpaw 15 days ago

    I did this experiment in my science class a couple months ago, it was so intresting

  • Meme_boi10
    Meme_boi10 Month ago +7

    “Crush up the cheerios, put it in a bag, and put some water in it”
    Me: *Wait… that’s illegal*

  • Ren Macrae
    Ren Macrae Month ago

    The experiment I kept on seeing throughout my childhood and never ended up trying because I was too poor to waste food like that

  • Nuglhat Æ
    Nuglhat Æ 2 months ago +2

    This is nostalgic. I remember having the magic sand toy.

  • Existing
    Existing 4 months ago +1997

    "So you're actually not getting as much iron as you thought from your cereal." I never thought I DID get iron from my cereal.

    • strayboundz
      strayboundz 20 days ago

      You are getting iron from your cereal, your in fact getting ionic iron but he crushed iron and slipped it in during a cut so you would be more afraid and he would gain shock factor, so yeah.. dont try this lol

    • Odrowsy Box
      Odrowsy Box 4 months ago

      Like your name and prof pic, feels as if it comes from someone extremely unique

    • Erich Honecker
      Erich Honecker 4 months ago

      @Jan Elan Testaverde I hope you haven't given up reading the nutrients!

    • TUFAB
      TUFAB 4 months ago

      @chicken luna children like to play and read random stuff, and I know I need iron to survive and that it comes in the food since I'm a child because ppl have also told me. I can't even remember how old I was when they teached us this, it's like basic nutrition knowledgde lol I think it's basic knowledge all around the world tbh. Iron, Zync, Potassium, etc, are all minerals you have to eat and companies HAVE to put some quantitie of them in your food, because naturally there wouldn't have so much minerals in these foods.

    • Sean H
      Sean H 4 months ago +2

      Wait till you find out what they are really putting in your food.

  • Sugam Nema
    Sugam Nema Month ago

    This was informative! Thanks👍

  • Santana Green
    Santana Green 20 days ago

    I love your channel, I love learning all these new things

  • FlakesDaFox
    FlakesDaFox Month ago +12

    "the iron in our cereals are actually metallic iron"
    me: *i was too stunned so speak*

  • Eldritch Teletubby
    Eldritch Teletubby 2 months ago

    This is... pretty wild. Was not expecting to see actual metal. Thanks!

  • Bitch what?
    Bitch what? 4 months ago +3581

    We eat Iron for breakfast? That’s pretty metal

    • Kayla Volk
      Kayla Volk 2 months ago

      😂

    • Joseph Galm
      Joseph Galm 2 months ago

      I thought gold was pretty metal?

    • Pelly034
      Pelly034 2 months ago

      @Sweet Toko haha simple likes with the name of the user

    • Spooky
      Spooky 2 months ago +1

      Without any milk

    • Jimmie Wilson
      Jimmie Wilson 2 months ago

      @Febri P.A when a response comment is better than the first comment

  • Zushi Bot
    Zushi Bot 3 months ago

    Please make a whole/longer video about nutrients that are in inedible/unusable forms that are supplemented/fortified to common foods.

  • Micke_mango
    Micke_mango 2 months ago +1

    Dude, that's polluting food.
    I guess you have weak food and safety regulations in the US.
    In the EU countries, only natural iron in foods, is allowed.
    In the case of iron as an additive, it is only allowed as iron oxides and hydroxides, and only specifically for MARKING of citrus fruits (today almost all producers and importers/distributers use attached labels instead).
    However, I noticed that iron in another form was allowed as an anti-caking agent additive to salt. I am not sure to what degree this form of iron is metallic (it's a metal-organic complex and it's said to be "reduced paramagnetic"): Iron (III) meso-Tartrate (E534).
    I'm assuming that it's stable enough so that you cannot pull out (and magnetize) the iron out of the compound by a magnet...

  • Ajuh
    Ajuh 20 days ago

    You're telling me I've been ingesting the wrong iron my whole life?

  • RenderZ Aulia
    RenderZ Aulia 3 months ago +7

    My friend : "What breakfast you have in this morning?"
    Me : "Iron"
    My friend : "Owh I see..."

  • Juke Box
    Juke Box 4 months ago +2030

    This is why I have a bowl of nails for breakfast everyday to get my iron, without any milk

    • Dr. Diggle
      Dr. Diggle 3 months ago

      How tough am I?
      *casually snorts pure iron powder, frowns, then blows ball bearings out of nose*

    • somboda touchamy spaghett
      somboda touchamy spaghett 4 months ago

      WeeniE HuT JunIoRs

    • SalesDriven
      SalesDriven 4 months ago

      It's all fun and games until you go for a poo. Better hope they come out backwards

    • A9's temple of coom
      A9's temple of coom 4 months ago

      But then you're getting no ionic iron and only metallic iron so are getting no nutritional benefits...sheesh did you even watch the video 😆

    • Lori Strout
      Lori Strout 4 months ago

      Try cooking in a cast Iron pan.

  • JW Skeptic
    JW Skeptic 2 months ago

    Also, you can grind it up to a fine powder, sprinkle it on a sheet of paper, and run a magnet underneath. That's how we did it in middle school.

  • oledilep
    oledilep 17 days ago

    i've never eaten cereal thinking i would get my daily dose of iron from it.

  • Julie Choi
    Julie Choi 2 months ago +2

    We...all need some metal to harden up against what life throws at you I guess 🤣

  • lapoffe
    lapoffe 2 months ago +6

    Fantastic! Now i can eat my water and cereal while also fueling my iron deficiency

  • Derrick S
    Derrick S 4 months ago +7068

    cheerios doesn't include enough iron so what I usually do is chop up a nail to add to the bowl, more healthy that way

    • Pumkin Spice
      Pumkin Spice 22 days ago

      What a wimp for eating nails with milk and cereal!

    • BlueBird
      BlueBird 2 months ago

      Some people might take you seriously...

    • Median Fury
      Median Fury 2 months ago

      The galvanizing compound doesn't get stuck in your teeth?

    • squazer
      squazer 2 months ago

      The word nail in English is quite confusing

    • Joseph Arcilla
      Joseph Arcilla 3 months ago

      @Alex Hong is that a reference from Sponge Bob?🤣🤣

  • x
    x 23 days ago

    I want to see a TheXvid video of seeing someone extract iron from however many cereal boxes just to make something out of it

  • Fire Creeper192 is sucky at gaming

    “So take some cheerios and then put some water in it-“
    AYO, NO, THIS TIME YOU’VE GONE TOO FAR

  • Brendan
    Brendan 2 months ago

    How long would I have to do this to get a substantial amount of iron shavings for magnetic experiments? I’ve always wanted to do that but I’m too lazy and poor to go out and buy some

  • Zephyr Jorbscat
    Zephyr Jorbscat 2 months ago

    Isn't consuming so much of metallic iron dangerous? I thought it can cause kidney damage.

  • tariq husein
    tariq husein 4 months ago +6521

    I remember doing this for my fourth grade science fair project, didn’t get any awards sadly, i also remember naming it “Iron-man’s breakfast”

    • Justin Cavinee
      Justin Cavinee 2 months ago +1

      @Thomas Jones You ever heard of comic books? Nah... you can't read... who am I kidding

    • Ana K Ω
      Ana K Ω 3 months ago

      @jubayer alam it's always the baking soda volcanos...

    • Rusty Shackelford
      Rusty Shackelford 3 months ago

      @a random supra so all in all.... I was just a little shit, I wouldve found it one way or another

    • Rusty Shackelford
      Rusty Shackelford 3 months ago

      @a random supra off older people I knew. By grade 7 there was dealers in grade 5 that I would defend from bullies 🤣 dont know why they needed it, those kids fought like wild chimpanzees. But they would hook me up with a half ounce of bud lol every time I had to defend them 🤣

    • a random supra
      a random supra 3 months ago

      @Rusty Shackelford How did you even get weed in Grade 6?

  • Rahul Gupta
    Rahul Gupta 27 days ago

    This iron get converted into Fe²± due to acid of stomach which form central metal atom of haemoglobin chain 😊

  • Glob of Wob
    Glob of Wob Month ago

    Did you know that it costs 2514923.26$ to make an average sized sword out of broccoli assuming 100% yield rate from the broccoli to iron and a cost per lb of broccoli of 3.25$. Me and the boys at my lunch table discussed this at length.
    Edit: this is just the cost of the iron

  • MoShaRAR
    MoShaRAR 2 months ago

    The iron even most probably comes from the friction of the machine processing the cereals. Who knows. 🤷‍♂️

  • PSYCHO BOT
    PSYCHO BOT 2 months ago +2

    That's really a solid meal though ( pun intended)

  • TheTruthPenguin
    TheTruthPenguin 4 months ago +7622

    Employee: "Sir, where are we going to get the iron from?"
    Ceo: "Rocks."
    Employee: "Sorry?"
    Ceo: "Feed them rocks."
    Employee: "...very well."

    • Ann_jhay
      Ann_jhay 3 months ago +1

      This is why I prefer steel cut oats😒

    • Elijah Oyeleye
      Elijah Oyeleye 3 months ago +1

      Lmaoo 😂😂😂

    • • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago •
      • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago • 3 months ago +2

      @DieMrCupCake 🇺🇦 one or two protein rich meals can usually bring a body back up to a normal range even after a heavy period. I'm not a nurse but I just know this.

    • • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago •
      • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago • 3 months ago +2

      @Thomas C you don't need iron from cereal just eat a well-balanced diet with beans, legumes, healthy grains and healthy protein sources. BAM you're good. Or use natural supplements.

    • • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago •
      • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago • 3 months ago +1

      @Chris Vaga that definitely every corporation ever

  • Arty Yunden
    Arty Yunden Month ago +6

    Indian moms after seeing this:
    "oh my god now you shouldn't eat cereal, can't you see that once
    I saw one person on Facebook saying iron causes brain cancer"

    • Atharv_21
      Atharv_21 21 day ago +1

      American moms after seeing this:
      "Oh my god now you shouldn't eat cereal, can't you see that once
      I dreamt about it once and eating it kills you"

  • A Very Sunnie Magpie
    A Very Sunnie Magpie 12 days ago

    I think you'll find I'm actually surprised at the large amount of iron I AM receiving in my cereal

  • Dennis
    Dennis 6 days ago

    I can't believe there's actually metal pieces in there

  • Chris Klugh
    Chris Klugh 15 days ago

    Thanks for sharing this. I know your not the channel for this, but there is a lot of crap and lies in food that they get away with. Too bad those other things wont get viral attention. Enjoy your next meal.

  • Elle Jay
    Elle Jay 4 months ago +2249

    I genuinely didn't expect to see actual iron, that's wild

    • strayboundz
      strayboundz 20 days ago +1

      I'm honestly sad on how many people believed this lie, its been covered by Ann Reardon on How to Cook That, he crushed up metallic iron and slipped it in during a cut, its not real, besides iron isn't always pure black,

    • Edwin Francois
      Edwin Francois Month ago +1

      @Just Jess anyone here can confirm this video's authenticity by trying it themselves

    • Melinda Mercier
      Melinda Mercier 2 months ago

      @Just Jess not fake. I actually did this in school by putting a magnet in the cereal box and shaking it for a few minutes. Tiny super-fine bits of iron were attached to the magnet.

    • ARCHIKAT A N D ARKIROSE
      ARCHIKAT A N D ARKIROSE 2 months ago +1

      Congrats, you got your 2000th like from me

    • Spandan Das
      Spandan Das 2 months ago

      @titanic123AL You just gave away your IQ levels with 1 comment.

  • timothy thomas
    timothy thomas 5 days ago

    I never thought they really put real Iron in it

  • ddb siblings
    ddb siblings 3 months ago +2

    Sorry, but I have my doubts about this- Ann Reardon already did a video debunking this with baby food, after Five Minute Hacks had this exact same thing on their channel. You're sure there wasn't any iron in the water you poured in, right?

  • oof that's weird
    oof that's weird 2 months ago

    So theoretically speaking, you could use cereal to make a sword, good to know

  • paulo umali
    paulo umali 2 months ago

    Eating more of these, and i will become "IRON MAN"

  • Obutubo
    Obutubo 4 months ago +2146

    “You need ionic iron.” Thank you so much for finding the word I’ve been trying to tell people for years. Your body has no use of metallic iron, it needs iron of another form to use.

    • a random supra
      a random supra 2 months ago

      @rex mundi unfortunately people dont have the brain power to _watch the video_

    • rex mundi
      rex mundi 2 months ago

      @a random supra I wish more people understood this, it’s not like the fda doesn’t understand it.

    • a random supra
      a random supra 3 months ago

      @Brittney Scriven Yeah he "crushed up a magnet" as any normal person can do.

    • carrot
      carrot 3 months ago +1

      @Robert well whatever reason people have or source they consider, many believe red meat is not healthy and want to eat iron from other sources.
      Personally I feel vegetarians have existed thousands of years and we've been just fine. If I really required red meat I'd be dead by now. Yet I'm much healthier now. Plenty of people exercise and drop dead from heart attacks. @thecarnivorekid recently had heart surgery and was very lucky. Excerise isn't everything although it's important. My grandfather had a heart attack very young when my parents were just kids. It's important for me to keep my heart healthy and eat a healthy plant based diet (:

  • Ezekiel Justin
    Ezekiel Justin Month ago

    "MOM I HAVE POWERS!"
    "What?"
    "I'M IRON MAN NOW"

  • JnManuelAG
    JnManuelAG 2 months ago

    Now I'm wondering how does the content of an iron capsule from dietary supplements look like?

  • Orpheusftw
    Orpheusftw 2 months ago

    Companies "put" that in there?
    Weird. I always assumed certain foods just kind of contained it.

  • Billy Maze
    Billy Maze 29 days ago +2

    Heme iron is the iron that is useful.

  • Pillar Productions
    Pillar Productions 4 months ago +3470

    Imagine being that guard that accidentally brings Magneto Cheerios for breakfast.

  • R. Foersom
    R. Foersom 2 months ago

    Good to see that US use metric measurement units on food packages.

  • Carnage
    Carnage 2 months ago

    The most soul-crushing video I have ever seen, seeing Cheerios getting crushed and turned into soup.🤒🤢🤮🤧🥴

  • Av Sorong
    Av Sorong 2 months ago

    Imagine every day starting from when you 3yo until adult consume this cereal, and you go to MRI 🤣🤣🤣 very strong magnet pulling out all irons from your nerves

  • Bongani Skosana
    Bongani Skosana 2 months ago

    Well someone once said, we’re like magnetically connected, I guess this explains it.

  • Yelhsa Sokolova
    Yelhsa Sokolova 4 months ago +2665

    At first I was like, "but.. your body needs iron", but your experiment made a lot more sense once you explained that our body needs a totally different kind of iron than what they put in cereal.

    • JoJos HoHo
      JoJos HoHo 2 months ago

      @anubis123 Honestly even as a massive critic of commercial junk food like cereal, I agree on this one, this is more an example of how the confusing format for nutrition labels are enforced in the US than the company trying to "cheat"

    • NITRIC FOX 78
      NITRIC FOX 78 2 months ago

      @Nathan H tell that to my body

    • Jimicus Jolcen
      Jimicus Jolcen 2 months ago

      Two-thousandth 🤘🏻🤘🏻

    • pristineslayer
      pristineslayer 2 months ago +1

      @HectifyerOfLife well when your body breaks it down it is in the other state.

    • HectifyerOfLife
      HectifyerOfLife 2 months ago

      The iron is same but needed in other state

  • Astrid Maack
    Astrid Maack 2 months ago +1

    I have never seen that listed on the cereal I have eaten, plus that seems very gross 😬 like, metal pieces? Idk what that is, but it would make me toss the whole thing out

  • Sumit Rajput
    Sumit Rajput 2 months ago

    He extract metal from food to play metal force at last 😂

  • VicToria April Perry
    VicToria April Perry 2 months ago

    I've done this before but it was YEARS ago when i was in elementary school in a TAG class. It was rly interesting to learn Abt.

  • Samson Robinson
    Samson Robinson Month ago

    Best and most helpful breakfast nutritional advice I've ever had.

  • PsychoLucario
    PsychoLucario 4 months ago +3514

    having worked in a mill that's not an additive that's from the processing equipment. Everything passes through dozens of big neodymium or electromagnets but inevitably a very small amount of filings make it through, usually because its encapsulated in whatever you're making. trust me, this is nothing compared to how much iron you'll catch with the magnets. the USDA standard is literally "Does your filter pad look as bad as our standardized pad?" And you'll also do an assay to prove there isn't too much iron in it

    • Joshua Samuel
      Joshua Samuel 4 months ago

      @TheRussell747 Yes, I did.

    • Matthew Dodd
      Matthew Dodd 4 months ago

      A lot of you haven't been on this planet for very long and it shows.

    • Stephan K
      Stephan K 4 months ago

      Like in Vax lel

    • ja weh
      ja weh 4 months ago

      ugh. that's even worse, isn't it?

    • BostonBlues
      BostonBlues 4 months ago

      @Ilya Dimov a feature and not a bug .. bro it's cereal not a video game 😂

  • TonyOwned
    TonyOwned 2 months ago

    I think most of that iron is from metal shavings from grinding the grains

  • woollyprimate
    woollyprimate 9 days ago +4

    Did the company put those iron filings in the cereal, or did YOU put those in. How to Cook That has debunked this nonsense.

  • DLAROC
    DLAROC Month ago

    Fun fact: You can be denied donating plasma for not having enough Iron in your blood.

  • aa1 chris
    aa1 chris 2 months ago

    Now I’m able to say “I eat metals for breakfast” instead of “I eat count choculas for breakfast._.”

  • Tibbs Farm
    Tibbs Farm 4 months ago +4019

    Jokes on us, they probably don't even add the iron. It is probably just the equipment that processes the food wearing out a tiny amount and as long as they say it is added iron they are covered

    • a random supra
      a random supra 3 months ago +1

      I just wanna point out something for the people who are worried:
      Peanut butter contains tiny bits of flies
      Some of the hard parts in your fig nutens are probably wasp eggs
      Eating insects that have been shredded into tiny particles is not gonna kill you.

    • Professional dumbass
      Professional dumbass 4 months ago +1

      @Maui Randall heme is not organic metal, organic metal doesn’t exist period.

    • Maui Randall
      Maui Randall 4 months ago

      @Lorenza McCoy the guy who didn't know what organic means I can understand getting confused but come on.
      Did I really write it that bad?

    • Maui Randall
      Maui Randall 4 months ago

      @Professional dumbass no i dont think steel is organic iron, I was just using that to make a distinction.
      An example of organic iron would be heme, the iron in your blood that carries oxygen.
      I knew I shouldn't have said that, I knew you would get confused you seem very confused about a lot of things.
      Like the meaning of the word organic.
      having carbon atoms in the molecular structure is literally the definition of organic in chemistry.

  • International Idiot 🇺🇦

    I’m doing a science project in school and I’m taking… inspiration from this. Yeah. Inspiration….

  • David Rader
    David Rader 3 months ago

    Great info!!

  • MommaLily
    MommaLily 2 months ago

    Added to this from another TheXvid shorts. Lots of times a blade of some sort that cuts through food or ingredients passes on micro metal chips that aren’t visible to the eye unless microscoped. So on a lately basis, we consume micro metallic chippings.

  • Repubbles McGlonky
    Repubbles McGlonky 2 months ago

    I can't imagine what would have happened with a Superdinium Magnet

  • Steverino
    Steverino 4 months ago +1808

    So, Mystique didn't really need to seduce that prison guard and then inject him with iron. She just needed to make sure he ate his Cheerios for breakfast, and then Magneto could still use him to break out of his plastic prison. Hmm.

    • Evil Sharkey
      Evil Sharkey 4 months ago

      @silver tongue that’s what I was implying. If she got him to eat a bunch of iron filings, Magneto could pull them out of his gut, but that would be pretty gross.

    • That One Guy Chad
      That One Guy Chad 4 months ago

      Well yeah doesn't Magneto rip the iron out of someone's blood in one of the films?

    • silver tongue
      silver tongue 4 months ago

      @Evil Sharkey it doesn't have to be a blood i mean if there's iron in his intestines magneto would still probably be able use it as long as he doesn't poop that is

    • Bell Zebub
      Bell Zebub 4 months ago +1

      My first thought exactly 🧐

    • DrIVnGame
      DrIVnGame 4 months ago +1

      @Cypher五毛usuh wait in one of the recent movies, magneto pulled out iron from blood, dont know what you’re alluding to..

  • Memes
    Memes 2 months ago

    This dude can make an iron golem out of his iron.

  • ΛrcΛηgelΛcτuαl
    ΛrcΛηgelΛcτuαl 2 months ago

    Imagine if some bought enough cheerios to extract a small billet worth of iron and forged some sort of blade from it.

  • Nema
    Nema 2 months ago

    Will never forget when a kid in 3rd or 4th grade said, as a joke, that he'd become iron man if he ate iron because of course a kids gonna think that considering we were being shown a presentation of nutrition facts and everyone was just like "ehhhh" it didn't help that this was the weird kid and, I think, he was called outside and got a talk with some counselors. Hope that guys doing ok because he was never not picked on by everybody/anybody

  • Ria
    Ria 2 months ago

    Is this potentially an explanation for heavy metals found in baby food?

  • Samuel B
    Samuel B 4 months ago +994

    I remember doing this in Mr. Aprils science class. Thanks Mr. April, the stuff you taught me has actually proved invaluable. Never underestimate the power of a good teacher and the reach that education has.

  • PC190 49 NOOR SAFWAN

    Wow that new for my "ionic iron" , thanks for tells us

  • Alex Starks
    Alex Starks Month ago

    Well now I'm running a neodymium magnet through all my all in one protein powders

  • Rodrigo Appendino
    Rodrigo Appendino 2 months ago

    How does the body convert the metallic iron to the ion?

  • Ronald Smith
    Ronald Smith 2 months ago

    Look i always thought by eating Cheerios for 50 years i would be iron Man! Lol

  • Uganda Knuckles
    Uganda Knuckles Month ago

    Me remembering this 1 time my best friend ate like 2 boxes of Cheerios and he calculated that he was 1% iron and then he declared himself iron man