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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 amazing Watermelon nutrition facts and health benefits

Do you wish to quench thirst, besides, to add vitamin-A and lycopene to your body? Watermelon nutrition has everything you need to beat the soaring tropical summer.

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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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9 surprising Asparagus nutrition facts and health benefits

Learn the asparagus nutrition profile here. Calories-20/100 g, vitamin A-756 IU (25% of DV), iron-1.14 mg(14% of DV), carotene-ß- 449 µg. This traditional spring season vegetable is prized for its delicate flavor, nutrition and health benefits.

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Anchovies nutrition facts and health benefits

Calories: 131/100g. Next time if you go to a fish market, consider buying anchovies; despite their diminutive figurine, these pelagic fish loaded with numerous health benefiting omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, iodine and selenium.

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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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Cream cheese nutrition facts and health benefits

American cream cheese is fresh, soft, high-fat dairy product that cheesecake lovers craving for! This nutritionally dense food contains amazingly 1111 IU of vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus and B-complex vitamins in healthy proportions.

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Trout fish nutrition facts and health benefits

Trout fish meat is rich source of omega-3's, protein, and health benefiting vitamins and minerals. 100 g of trout fillet holds 149 calories, 20.77 g (37% of RDI) of protein, 155 IU of vitamin-D, 19% and 35% RDI of iron and phosphorus respectively.

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Adzuki beans nutrition facts and health benefits

Adzuki beans (アズキ) are small, round legumes with prominent central white hilum. Nutrition profile per 100 g: Calories-329, protein-19.87 (35% of DV), folates- 155% of DV, Iron-62% of DV, Manganese-75% of DV. The beans are an excellent source of isoflavones, and dietary fiber.

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Buckwheat nutrition facts and health benefits

Find out the amazing health benefits of buckwhet. These dicotyledon seeds, like quinoa, are old crops that has found a renewed interest in its well-balanced profile.

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Snow peas nutrition facts and health benefits

Snow peas and snap peas are different species of pea pods wherein their whole pod, along with its peel, can be eaten. Calories-42/100g, vitamin C-60 mg (100% of DV). They compose healthy nutrition profile that is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and plant-sterols. Calories-42 per 100 g, Vitamin A-1,087 IU (37% DV), folates-42 μg (10.5% DV), pantothenic acid-0.750 mg (15%DV), pyridoxine-0.160 mg (12% DV), vitamin C-60 mg (100% DV), iron-2.08 mg (26% DV), manganese-0.244 mg (10.5% DV).

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