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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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Cheddar cheese nutrition facts and health benefits

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

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Ginger root nutrition facts and health benefits

Ginger root is a rhizome in the Zingiberaceae family of herb plants. It contains many noteworthy plant-derived chemical compounds such as gingerol, zingerone, that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties.

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9 incredible Macadamia nut nutrition facts & health benefits

Macadamia nut nutrition profile: Calories- 718 per 100 g, protein -7.91 g (14% DV). Macadamia nutrition is comprising of antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It composes niacin-2.473 (15% DV), pyridoxine-0.275 mg (21% DV), thiamin-1.195 mg (100% DV), copper-0.756 mg (84% DV), iron-3.69 mg (46% DV), manganese-4.131 mg (180% DV).

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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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Pineapple fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Juicy, deliciously tangy and sweet, pineapple fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and health benefiting proteolytic compound, bromelain.

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Tarragon herb nutrition facts and health benefits

Tarragon herb (Artemisia dracunculus) has valuable phyto-nutrients that are known to have anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals that are found to have disease preventing and health promoting properties

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Enoki mushroom (エノキタケ- enokitake) nutrition facts and health benefits

long, thin stemmed, enoki mushroom (エノキタケ) is a winter season, delicious fruiting mushroom body native to the China. It carries just 37 calories; but ample amounts of minerals and vitamins such as phosphorus-15%, copper-12%, zinc-6%, and iron-14%, pantothenic acid-27%, niacin-44%, folates-12%, thiamin-19%, and riboflavin-15% of daily-required values

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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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Annatto nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Annatto is a natural food colorant obtained from the outer coat (pericarp) of Bixa orellana (achiote) seeds. Sought after as a non-toxic and safe food additive, annatto accounts for more than 70% of food colorants worldwide. This condiment spice indeed packed with numerous health-benefiting apo-carotenoids, antioxidants, and volatile oils.

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Passion fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Passion fruit is a very refreshing tropical fruit and full of phytonutrients such as carotenes, vitamin-A, and vitamin-C. The fruit features unique flavor that can be enjoyed fresh, in salads, as juice, sauce, and in a variety of mouthwatering recipes.

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