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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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Bolete mushroom (porcini) nutrition facts and health benefits

Bolete mushroom or king bolete are one of the favorite mushrooms for hunters! They indeed loaded with several health benefiting nutrients.

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Mustard seeds nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Mustard seeds (Brassica juncea) are a rich source of essential oils, minerals, and vitamins. The seeds are particularly popular ingredients in the preparation of mustard paste and mayonnaise.

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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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Stevia plant (herb) nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, nutrition rich stevia plant (herb) is a good source of health benefiting glycoside antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Find out the facts about this humble herb of Guarani tribes rediscovered itself as a healthy alternative as a sweetener.

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Ginkgo nuts nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Find out the ginkgo nuts health benefits and side effects. Are ginkgo nuts healthy? The complete nutrition profile of the kernels from one of the long-lived Ginkgo biloba trees.

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Quinoa nutrition facts and health benefits

Mother of all the grains, find out the amazing health benefits of quinoa. The grin, in fact, is a seed obtained from the goosefoot family plant. It composes all the essential amino acids, fats, starch, fiber, minerals, and vitamins in an ideal proportions.

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Tarragon herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Tarragon herb (Artemisia dracunculus) has valuable phyto-nutrients that are known to have anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals that are found to have disease preventing and health promoting properties

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Napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage) nutrition facts and health benefits

Napa cabbage is a modified dark-green leafy vegetable of the cabbage family. Napa is incredibly rich in antioxidants, vitamin-C, and carotenes.

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Jicama nutrition facts and health benefits

Jicama, also known as yam bean, is a very low-calorie root vegetables of Mexican origin. The tuber is an excellent source of inert carbohydrate, oligofructose inulin, which makes it an ideal food to include in the weight reduction programs.

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Fava beans nutrition facts and health benefits

Fava beans (broad beans in the UK) are large, flattened, light green pods usually eaten shelled for their delicious irregularly oval beans. Fava is an excellent source of phytonutrients, protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

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