Nutrients are the constituents of food necessary for maintaining optimum body metabolic functions. Knowledge of the right nutrition helps us 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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Komatsuna (Japanese mustard spinach) is a popular leafy green widely eaten in Japanese and Korean cuisines for its wholesome nutritional properties. The greens are abundant sources of antioxidants, Vitamin C-130 mg (144% DV), Vitamin A-9900 IU (330% DV), and Calcium-210 mg (21% DV).
Feta cheese is a traditional pickled, sheep's milk Greek dairy product. This soft, white cheese has 265 calories/100g. It is nutrition-rich, low in lactose, and gluten-free.
The Winged bean is one of its kind tropical legumes wherein almost all parts of the plant, including young pods, mature seeds, tender leaves and shoots, flowers, and tubers are used as a vegetable in Asian cuisine. The tender beans are an excellent source of protein (6.95 g/100g) and Vitamin-C (18.3 mg/100g).
Lentils, also called as masoor dal in India, are small, lens-shaped legumes commonly referred as pulses. 100 g carry calories-353, protein-24.63 g (44% of DV), folates-120%, pyridoxine-42%, thiamin-76%, pantothenic acid-43%, riboflavin-16%, niacin-16%, iron-6.51 mg or 81%, copper-84%, magnesium-12%, zinc-30%, and phosphorus-40% of DV.
What is goji berry's nutrition profile like? 100 g of dried berries carry astoundingly 26,822 IU of vitamin-A. Read about these small-sized berries of Chinese origin unravel the mystery of longevity.
Pleasantly fragrant chamomile tea is an herbal infusion of fresh or dried chamomile flowers. In this article, you will learn chamomile's antioxidant and health-promoting qualities. Brewed, chamomile nutrition profile/100 g: Calories 1, Caffeine- 1 mg, Carotene ÃŸ- 12 Âµg, vitamin A- 20 IU, potassium- 9 mg.
Cabbage is a low-calorie, fiber-rich, modified-leafy vegetable. 100 g holds 26 calories, Folates-53 mu;g (13 % DV), Vitamin C-36.6 mg (61% DV), Vitamin K-76 μg (63% DV), Manganese-0.160 mg (7% DV). It is the storehouse of health-benefiting phytochemicals such as thiocyanates.
Asparagus nutrition profile: Calories-20/100 g, vitamin-A- 756 IU (25% of DV), iron-1.14 mg (14% of DV), carotene ÃŸ- 449 Âµg. This traditional spring vegetable is prized for its delicate flavor, nutritional and health advantages.
Amaranth greens nutrition profile: 23 calories/100 g, vitamin A-2917 IU (97% of RDA), Vitamin C- 43.3 mg (70% of RDA), Vitamin K- 1140 μg ( 950% of RDA), and Zero cholesterol. Its bright-green leaves hold more calcium, potassium, and vitamin-K than spinach.
Find Walnuts Nutrition Profile/100g: Calories- 654, protein-15.23g (27% DV), Thiamin-0.341 mg (28% of DV), Vitamin E-20.83 mg (139% of DV), Manganese-3.40 mg (148% of DV), Folates-98 μg (24.5% DV), Niacin-1.125 (7% DV), Pyridoxine-0.537 mg (41% DV), potassium-441 mg (9% DV), Copper-1.50 mg (167% DV), Iron-2.9 mg (36% DV), Magnesium-158 mg (39.5% DV).
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