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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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Paneer (Indian Cottage cheese) nutrition facts and health benefits

Paneer is a kind of soft, instant-made, nutritious cheese popular in South Asia. This non-aged, low-calorie and easily digested dairy product contains all the essential nutrients, particularly calcium, protein and magnesium in abundance.

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Cherry tomato nutrition facts and health benefits

Cherry tomato is another variant of regualr tomatoes popular for its tiny, attractive shape and pleasantly sweet flavor. Rich in the antioxidant lycopene, cherry tomatoes used extensively in the Mediterranean cuisine for their all-round nutrition profile.

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Shallots nutrition facts and health benefits

Shallots belong to the allium family of bulb vegetables. Learn their detailed nutrition profile report.

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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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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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Cheddar cheese nutrition facts and health benefits

Firm, pleasantly sharp flavored, cheddar cheese is the perfect traditional British dairy product to have in your kitchen. This low-lactose, nutrition rich, gluten-free cheese holds many health-benefiting nutrients like calcium, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamin-A.

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Tomato nutrition facts and health benefits

Rich in the antioxidant lycopene, the tomato is another gift of the Mexicans to world. The fruit is an excellent source of antioxidants such as carotenes, and xanthin.

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Fava beans (Broad bean) 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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Olives nutrition facts and health benefits

Traditionally, olives nutrition has been revered as as the healthiest. The berries besides being high in calories and fat, also provide significant amounts of plant-derived antioxidants, minerals, phytosterols and vitamins.

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Bell pepper (sweet pepper) nutrition facts and health benefits

Bell pepper profile: 31 calorie/100 g, vitamin A-3131 IU (101% DV), vitamin C-127.7 mg (213% DV). Bell (sweet) pepper is one of the famous chili (Capsicum annuum) family members used as a vegetable. It contains many health benefiting phytonutrients and flavonoid anti-oxidants that have health promoting and disease preventing properties.

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