Nutrients are the constituents of food necessary for maintaining optimum body metabolic functions. Knowledge of the right nutrition helps us 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.
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Striped bass is one of the popular, flavorful, firm-textured, white-fleshed fish native to the East Coast of the U.S. Calorie-97, Protein-17.7 g per 3.5 Oz. Its flaky, white meat is an excellent source of health-benefiting omega-3's, protein, minerals, and vitamins including A, D, and E.
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.
Buttercup squash is a low-calorie (34 cal/3.5 oz) winter-squash vegetable. Its delicious, orange-yellow flesh is a rich source of vitamin-A-1,370 IU (45% DV), Pyridoxine-0.156 mg (12% DV), Vitamin C-12.3 mg (20% DV), and Potassium-350 mg (7% DV).
Poblano peppers are mildly pungent chilis in the C.annuum family. They are much appreciated in traditional Mexican cuisine for adding color, flavor, and mild spiciness to the dishes. Poblano composes several health-benefiting flavonoid antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Ripen and dry, shriveled poblanos are known as chile anchos.
Northern red snapper is a flavorful, firm-textured marine fish native to the coastal shelves of the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic Coast of the US. Calorie-100 cal/3.5 oz, Protein-20.5 g/3.5 oz. Its white meat is an excellent source of health-benefiting omega-3's, protein, minerals, and vitamins including B-12, A, D and E.
Brie cheese is the most famous traditional French dairy product. This soft, aged, pleasantly earthy, and fruity flavored cheese composes health-benefiting nutrients like calcium, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamin-A. It is also low in lactose and gluten-free.
Haddock fish is low calorie (74 cal/100 g) cold-water marine species in the cod-family. It is a rich source of omega-3's, protein, and health-benefiting vitamins and minerals. Its flaky, white, lean meat holds 16.32 g (29% of RDI) of protein in addition to being plentiful in vitamin-D, E, and vitamin-A.
Papaya fruit contains vitamin-A, carotenes, vitamin-C, and other phytonutrients that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease-preventing, and health-promoting properties. Calories/100g- 43, Vitamin A- 950 IU (32% DV), Vitamin C- 60.9 mg (102% DV).
Guava (Psidium guajava) is one of the favorite tropical fruits rich in vitamin C, fiber, and health-benefiting phytonutrients. 100 fruit holds: Calories- 68, Vitamin C-228 mg (396% of DV), Vitamin A- 624 IU, Folic acid- 49 μg, Magnesium-22 mg. Pink guavas are especially abundant in carotenes, lycopene.
Delicious and crunchy Pears are packed with health-benefiting nutrients such as dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, which are necessary for optimum health. Calories: 58/100g, Potassium- 119mg. Read on this least-allergIc fruit.
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