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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.

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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Top 12 Asparagus Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Asparagus nutrition profile: 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 vegetable is prized for its delicate flavor, nutritional and health advantages.

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Fiddlehead ferns Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Fiddlehead ferns are young, tender, tightly furled new growth shoots of fern family plant, usually of the ostrich fern. The waving, curly fronds have a delicate flavor with a distinctive nutrition profile comprising of antioxidants, omega-3 essential fatty acids, and vitamins.

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Top 11 Halibut fish Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Halibut fish is a rich source of omega-3's, protein, and health-benefiting vitamins and minerals. Its white meat is lean, non-oily holds 91 calories, 18.56g (33% of RDI) of protein, 197 IU of vitamin-D and 67 IU of vitamin-A.

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8 Impressive Quinoa Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Quinoa, the Mother of all grains, composes all the essential amino acids, fats, starch, fiber, minerals, and vitamins in ideal proportions. , learn its nutrition profile here: Calories-368 per 100 g, Iron-4.57 mg (57% DV), Manganese-2.003 mg (87% DV).

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Top 7 Radish Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Radish, also recognized as daikon in Asia, is notably very low-calorie root vegetable, holding just 16 calories per 100 g. Nevertheless, this favorite veggie indeed is an excellent source of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber.

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5 unique Jalapeno peppers Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Fiery hot yet tantalizing, jalapeno peppers contain numerous health benefiting compounds such as capsaicin, vitamin-C, vitamin-A, and flavonoid antioxidants that have health-promoting and disease-preventing properties. Read on.

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Top 7 Parsnips Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Parsnips are taproots belonging to the carrot (Apiaceae) family of root vegetables. Sweet and crunchy, they are indeed a rich source of many health-benefiting polyacetylene antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Read on.

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Top 9 Cheddar cheese Nutrition facts and Health benefits

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

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8 Impressive Spaghetti squash Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Spaghetti squash is a winter squash variety vegetable, also known as vegetable-spaghetti for its unique, nutritious noodle-like strands it unveils once boiled. Calories-31 per 100g, vitamin A-120 IU (4% DV), iron-0.31 mg (4% DV).

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Turnips Nutrition facts and Health benefits

Fresh turnips are one of the popular root vegetables notably rich in vitamin-C. The taproot and its top greens are excellent sources of vitamins such as folates, pyridoxine, and minerals like copper, manganese, calcium.

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