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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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Macadamia nut nutrition facts health benefits

What Macadamia nut is good for? The nuts have a good nutrient profile comprising antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

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Jackfruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Unique, delicious jackfruit is rich in energy, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins yet contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. Read on.

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Kiwi fruit (Chinese gooseberry) nutrition facts and health benefits

Kiwi fruit is vegetarian source of omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about this delicious fruit's nutrition profile.

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Mango fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Mango fruit (Mangifera indica) is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich tropical fruits with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting qualities categorizing it in the list of the superfruits. Read on.

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Star anise nutrition facts, medicinal properties, and health benefits

Star anise features as one of the chief spice item in the Chinese five spice powder. Learn 10 surprising health benefits of these beautiful, star-shaped pods of evergreen tree native to China.

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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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Spearmint herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Spearmint (Mentha spicata), a pleasantly aromatic potherb, is a rich source of essential oil, menthol. Also, the herb is packed with numerous health benefiting vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients.

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Luffa (ridge gourd) nutrition facts and health benefits

Young immature pod of anled luffa or ridge gourd is one of the common, low-calorie Asian vegetables. Its subtle flavored sections are a great addition to stews, curries, and soups. Calories 20/100 grams, folates-7 μg, vitamin A-410 IU (14% of DV), and vitamin C-12 mg.

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Jerusalem artichoke nutrition facts and health benefits

Jerusalem artichoke, also known as sunchoke, is a delicately flavored root vegetable of the sunflower family. The tuber is an excellent source of inert carbohydrate, oligofructose inulin. Read on.

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Spaghetti squash nutrition facts and health benefits

Spaghetti squash is a winter squash variety vegetable; also known as vegetable-spaghetti for its unique, nutritious noodle-like strands prepared from the boiled squash. It carries just 31 clories per 100 grams.

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