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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 phytonutrients.

For instance, overweight or obesity puts you at risk of developing many diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, diabetes, and cancer. The 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 the in-depth profile of each food item available around you.

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Persimmon fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Delicious persimmon fruit is rich in health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are vital for optimum health.

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Arugula (salad rocket) nutrition facts and health benefits

Arugula, also known as salad rocket, is one of the popular Mediterranean green leafy vegetables. Its succulent dark-green leaves are an excellent source of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.

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Dragon fruit (pithaya) nutrition facts and health benefits

Dragon fruit is one of the popular South-East Asian tropical fruits. 50 Calories per 100 grams of edible pulp. Learn more about this delicious fruit's nutrition profile.

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Snap peas nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, succulent sugar snap peas are a different species of pea pods wherein the whole pod along with its skin can be eaten. The pea pods indeed are a rich source of antioxidant plant-sterols.

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Swiss chard nutrition facts and health benefits

Swiss chard (silverbeet) is one of the favorite green leafy vegetables containing many phytonutrients that have been anti-oxidant as well as health promotional and disease prevention properties.

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Peanut oil nutrition facts and health benefits

Peanut oil has a pleasant flavor and healthy lipid profile composed of mono-unsaturated fats like oleic acid and anti-oxidants such as vitamin E, resveratrol.

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chestnuts nutrition facts and health benefits

Chestnuts are unique, starchy, sweet, delicious nuts rich in energy. Additionally, they contain many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.

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Cloves nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

The active principles in the cloves are known to have antioxidant, antiseptic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), and carminative.

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Breadfruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Breadfruit is another tropical produce, like jackfruit, rich in energy, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Ripe fruit has a sweet, musky, custard-like flavor.

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Bell pepper (sweet pepper) nutrition facts and health benefits

Bell pepper is one of the famous chili (Capsicum annum) family members used as a vegetable. It contains many health benefiting phytonutrients such as vitamin-C, vitamin-A, and flavonoid anti-oxidants that have health promoting and disease preventing properties. Read on.

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