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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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8 wonderful Strawberries nutrition facts and health benefits

Strawberries nutrition is rich in health benefiting phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals called anthocyanins and ellagic acid. Calories-32 per 100 g, folates-24 μg (6% DV), niacin-0.386 mg (2.5% DV), pyridoxine-0.047 mg (3.5% DV), vitamin C-58.8 mg (98% DV), potassium-153 mg (3% DV), iron-0.41 mg (5% DV),copper-0.037 mg (4%DV), manganese-0.386 mg (17% DV).

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Almonds nutrition facts and 7 surprising health benefits

Find out the amazing health benefits of Almonds. 100 g: Calories-579, Protein-21.15 g. The kernels have good nutrient profile packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and numerous other health promoting constituents.

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limes (fruit) nutrition facts and health benefits

Limes are highly acidic, small-sized citrus family fruits of sub-Himalayan origin. Both its tangy juicy segments, and aromatic peel have their own admirers in the culinary arena. Fruit lime holds rather more essential oils, vitamin-A, niacin, and copper than its close fellow lemon.

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Summer savory herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Summer savory herb leaves and tender shoots contain incredibly high-quality chemical compounds has antioxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. Calories-272 per 100 g, vitamin C-50 mg (83% DV), vitamin A-5310 IU (177% DV), pyridoxine-1.810 mg (139% DV), calcium-2132 mg (210% DV), copper-0.847 mg (94% DV), iron-37.88 mg (474%), manganese-6.100 mg (265% DV).

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Spinach nutrition facts and health benefits

Spinach is a wonderful leafy greens that is rich in health benefiting phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. This popular green leafy vegetable holds: Calories-23 per 100 g, folates-194 μg (48% DV), vitamin A-9,377 IU (312% DV), vitamin K-482.9 µg (402% DV), calcium-99 mg (10% DV), and iron-2.71 mg (34% DV).

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Crookneck squash nutrition facts and health benefits

Crookneck squash nutrition consists of phenolic-antioxidant xanthins, water (>90%), electrolytes, vitamins like vitamin-A, vitamin-C, and minerals. It is one of the very low calorie (just 19 cal/100 g) summer squash vegetables.

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7 amazing Cantaloupe melon nutrition facts and health benefits

Calories-34/100 g. Sweet, wonderfully delicious with rich flavor, cantaloupe nutrition is uniquely very low in calories and fats; nonetheless, it possesses great levels of vitamin-A, and numerous health promoting polyphenolic plant-derived substances.

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Green peas nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, delicious green peas or garden peas are winter season crops. Garden peas indeed packed with several vital nutrients, plant sterols, vitamin-C, vitamin-A and essential minerals such as iron, zinc.

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8 amazing Broccoli nutrition facts and health benefits

Broccoli nutrition is rich in dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and phytochemicals that have proven health benefits against prostate, colon, breast cancers and stroke. Calories-34/100 g, vitamin C-89.2 mg (149% DV), folates-63 µg (16% DV), Vitamin K- 101.6 μg (85% DV), manganese-0.210 mg (9% DV).

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Gooseberries nutrition facts and health benefits

Deliciously sweet, juicy English gooseberries are summer season berries in the Northern hemisphere. The berries are an incredibly rich source of health-benefiting phytonutrients and antioxidants.

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