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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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10 incredible Peanuts nutrition facts and health benefits

Find out the amazing peanuts nutrition profile per 100 g here: Calories-567, protein-25.80 g (46% DV), Thiamin-0.640 mg (53% of DV), Vitamin E-8.33 mg (55.5% of DV), Manganese-1.934 mg (84% of DV). In addition plentiful in vitamins and minerals, they carry health promoting antioxidants such as resveratrol. Calories-567 per 100 g, protein-25.8 g (46% DV), folates-240 μg (60% DV), niacin-12.066 (75% DV), pyridoxine-0.348 mg (27% DV), thiamin-0.640 mg (53% DV), vitamin E-8.33 mg (55.5% DV), potassium-705 mg (15% DV), copper-1.144 mg (127% DV), iron-4.58 mg (57% DV), manganese-1.934 mg (84% DV).

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Cabbage nutrition facts and health benefits

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 phyto-chemicals such as thiocyanates.

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Edible mushrooms nutrition facts and the health benefits

Detailed, in-depth information about edible mushrooms nutrition facts with illustrations of their nutritional profile, antioxidant value, health benefits.

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10 surprising Arugula (salad rocket) nutrition facts & health benefits

Calories-25, vitamin A- 2373 IU (79% DV). Arugula, also known as salad rocket, is one of the popular Mediterranean green leafy vegetables. Its succulent dark-green leaves are an excellent source of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.

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Swiss chard (silverbeet) nutrition facts and health benefits

Swiss chard nutrition profile: Calories-19 per 100 g, protein-3.27 g (6% DV), folates-14 μg (4.5% DV), vitamin A-6116 IU (204% DV), vitamin C-30 mg (50% DV), vitamin K-830 μg (692% DV) iron-1.80 mg (22% DV),calcium-51 mg (5%DV), copper-0.179 mg (20% DV). Silverbeet is one of the favorite green leafy vegetables with health benefiting phytonutrients.

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Kumquat fruit fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Excitingly sweet yet tangy, kumquat fruit enjoyed with its peel, unlike other citrus category fruits where bitter peel discarded. The fruit is an incredibly rich source of health benefiting dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment antioxidants.

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Brussel sprouts nutrition facts and health benefits

Brussel sprouts nutrition is incredibly richer in various health-benefiting phytochemical compounds such as sinigrin, indoles, sulforaphane, xanthin and carotene, and vitamins than found in any other vegetables. Calories-43/100 g, folates-61 µg (15% DV), Vitamin K-177 μg (147% DV), pyridoxine-0.219 mg (17% DV), Vitamin A-754 IU (25% DV), Vitamin C-85 mg (142% DV)

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Grapefruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Grapefruit nutrition profile is packed with phytonutrients like flavanone glycoside antioxidants, vitamin-C, vitamin-A, lycopene (1419 μg). They are one of the largest citrus fruits with pinkish, sweeter flesh. Calories-42 per 100 g, vitamin C-31.2 mg (52% DV), vitamin A-1150 IU (38% DV), calcium-22 mg (2% DV), phosporus-18 mg (2.5% DV),

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Dandelion herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Dandelion herb (Toxaracum officinale) contains valuable phytonutrients that are known to have antioxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.

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Herring fish nutrition facts and health benefits

Herring fish nutrition profile: Calories: 158/100g. Herrings are one of the most caught pelagic fish packed with numerous health benefiting omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin-A, vitamin-D, calcium, iodine and selenium.

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