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Nutrients are the constituents of food necessary for maintaining optimum body metabolic functions. Knowledge of right nutrition helps understand our daily requirements of calories, minerals, vitamins and phyto-nutrients.

For instance, overweight or obesity puts you at risk of developing many diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, diabetes and cancer. Majority of these conditions can be avoided OR at least put off by adopting healthy eating habits.



The main objective of this blog is to guide viewers aware of the nutrition facts about the food they eat. The blog provides in-depth profile of each food item available around you.

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Butternut squash nutrition facts and health benefits

Butternut squash is the most popular winter squash variety grown across American regions. The squash contains highest levels of vitamin A and carotenes among squash family vegetables. Further, it is rich in many vital minerals and anti-oxidants that are essential for...Read more.

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Custard apple fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Custard apple is another delicious fruit of Central American origin in the Annonaceae family. Its sweet, pleasing flavor and delicious taste make you want it again and again. As in line with other Annonaceae fruits, it too contains health benefiting annonaceous acetogenin group of anti-oxidants, which fight against cancer, infections...Read on.

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Pomegranate nutrition facts and health benefits

Pomegranate is among the most popular, nutritionally rich fruit with unique flavor, taste, and heath promoting qualities...Read on.

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Apple fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Delicious and crunchy apple fruit is one of the popular fruits containing an impressive list of antioxidants and essential nutrients required for good health…Read on.

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Beets nutrition facts and health benefits

Beets are highly nutritious root vegetables.A unique phyto-chemical compound glycine betaine present in them helps lower toxic homocysteine levels in the human body and thus offer protection from cardiovascular diseases...Read on.

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Hazelnuts or filberts nutrition facts and health benefits

Hazelnuts or filberts are rich in energy and many health-benefiting nutrients that are essential for optimum health. They are plentiful in monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic and essential fatty and omega-3 fatty acids...Read on.

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Chokeberry (aronia) nutrition facts and health benefits

Chokeberry contains exceptionally high-quality health benefiting antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, vitamins and minerals...Read on how this humble berry grabbed super fruit status...Read on.

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Ginkgo nuts nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Are ginkgo nuts healthy? Find out the nutriton facts of these nuts from long lived ginkgo biloba tree...Read on.

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Lemongrass herb (Cymbopogon citratus) nutrition facts and health benefits

Lemongrass herb (Cymbopogon citratus) is the storehouse for numerous health benefiting essential oils, phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins that have proven anti-oxidant and disease preventing properties...Read on.

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Cilantro herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Cilantro or coriander herb contains an impressive list of nutrients, essential oils, anti-oxidants that are required for optimal health and wellness...Read on.

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