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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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Peaches nutrition facts and health benefits

Wonderfully delicious peaches are low in calories and do not contain any saturated fats. Nonetheless, they packed with many health-promoting antioxidants, vitamins, and dietary fiber.

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Maitake mushroom nutrition facts and health benefits

Maitake mushroom (Hen of the woods) is a low caloric (31 cal/100 g) polypore fungi mainly featuring in the Japanese cuisine. Polysaccharide β (1,3) D-glucan found in it has cholesterol-lowering effect and immunomodulating effects.

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9 incredible Macadamia nut nutrition facts & health benefits

Macadamia nut nutrition profile: Calories- 718 per 100 g, protein -7.91 g (14% DV). Macadamia nutrition is comprising of antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It composes niacin-2.473 (15% DV), pyridoxine-0.275 mg (21% DV), thiamin-1.195 mg (100% DV), copper-0.756 mg (84% DV), iron-3.69 mg (46% DV), manganese-4.131 mg (180% DV).

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Branzino nutrition facts and health benefits

Branzino is the Italian name for European sea bass. This scaly, non-oily, Mediterranean fish is prized for its delicate, firm, white meat rich source of vitamin-D, omega-3's, protein, and health benefiting vitamins and minerals. Branzino holds 97 calories, 18.43g (33% of RDI) of protein, 226 IU of vitamin-D and 154 IU of vitamin-A.

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8 surprising Coconut water nutrition facts and health benefits

Coconut water is a very refreshing health drink to beat the tropical summer thirst. There are increasing scientific evidences suggesting its role in health and medicinal applications.

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Fennel bulb nutrition facts and health benefits

Fennel bulb or “Florence fennel” is a versatile winter-season vegetable native to the Mediterranean. The bulb fennel (sweet anise) indeed has many health beneficial phytochemicals such as anethole-essential oil, and flavonoid antioxidants.

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Dover sole nutrition facts and health benefits

Dover sole is king of the soles. This European sea-water flatfish has sweet, firm, non-oily meat rich in omega-3's, protein, and health benefiting vitamins and minerals. Dover holds 70 calories, 12.41g (22% of RDI) of protein, 113 IU of vitamin-D and 33 IU of vitamin-A.

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Green beans nutrition facts and health benefits

Green beans nutrition is rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Learn about these tender, firm and flexible beans (snap beans/ French beans) profile! Calories-31 per 100 g, folates-37 μg (9% DV), riboflavin-0.074 mg (6% DV), vitamin C-16.3 mg (27% DV), vitamin A-690 IU (23% DV), iron-1.04 mg (13% DV), manganese-0.214 mg (9% DV), carotene β-179 μg.

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9 surprising Asparagus nutrition facts and health benefits

Learn the asparagus nutrition profile here. Calories-20/100 g, vitamin A-756 IU (25% of DV), iron-1.14 mg(14% of DV), carotene-ß- 449 µg. This traditional spring season vegetable is prized for its delicate flavor, nutrition and health benefits.

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7 unique nutrition facts and health benefits of papaya fruit

Papaya fruit contains vitamin-A, carotenes, vitamin-C and other phytonutrients that are known to have been antioxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.

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