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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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Turmeric nutrition facts and health benefits

Turmeric contains many unique phytonutrients that are known to have health promoting and demonstrated anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Curcumin in this root herb has been found to be health benefiting in many ways. Read on.

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7 awesome 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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Peppermint herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Peppermint herb contains vital phytonutrients that are known to have been antioxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties.

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Coconut milk nutrition facts and health benefits

Coconut milk nutrition is enriched with health benefiting bio-active enzymes, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT), protein and minerals. Calories 230/100 ml.

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Capers nutrition facts and health benefits

What are capers good for? These uniquely piquant flavored items are flower buds of a shrub, Capparis spinosa. The buds possess health benefiting rutin and quercetin flavonoid antioxidants.

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Longan fruit (龙眼) nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, juicy, gently musk flavored, longan is one of the very popular summer treats in many South-East Asian countries. Fresh arils carry 109 calories, vitamin-C (8 mg), vitamin-A (28 IU), calcium (2 mg), phosphorus (6 mg) and iron (0.3 mg) per 100 grams of edible portion.

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Yard long beans nutrition facts and health benefits

Yard long beans, also known as asparagus beans, are long, slender, immature pods in the bean (legume) family. Crispy, delicious beans are very popular in Asian and Caribbean cuisines.

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Horned melon (Kiwano) nutrition facts and health benefits

Horned melon is a oblong shaped, cucumber family fruit. It is very low in calories (44 cal/100 g). Its emerald-green, jellylike pulp is rich source of electrolytes, antioxidants such as β-carotene, and vitamin-C.

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Nectarine nutrition facts and health benefits

Juicy nectarine has a delicious flavor and sweet white to creamy-yellow flesh. Besides, the fruit is a wonderful source of plant nutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.

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Lanzones (langsat) fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, gently tangy, juicy lanzones are one of the popular tropical delights of Malayan origin. Fresh arils carry 57 calories, calcium (19 mg), phosphorus (31 mg) and iron (0.9 mg) per 100 grams of edible portion.

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