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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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10 incredible Pinto beans nutrition facts and health benefits

Pinto beans nutrition profile per 100 g: Calories-347, protein-22.33 g (40% of DA), folates-91%, pyridoxine-36%, thiamin-65%, copper-93%, Iron-69%, Manganese-62% and zinc-33% of daily values.

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Fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Detailed, in-depth information about fruit nutrition facts with illustrations of their nutritional profile, antioxidant value, health benefits.

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Pepino melon nutrition facts and health benefits

Pepino melon is a tomato (Solaneceae) family berry fruit. It is one of very low calorie (22 cal/100 g) fruits; nonetheless is rich source of antioxidants such as β-carotene, and vitamin-C.

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Tilapia fish nutrition facts and health benefits

Tilapia fish nutrition profile: Calories 92/100 g. Its flavorful, light-pink filets are loaded with good quality protein, vitamin-D, health benefiting omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals like calcium, iodine and selenium.

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Seafood nutrition facts

Seafood nutrition (fish and shellfish) is packed with health-benefiting nutrients such as protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin-A, vitamin-D, and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iodine.

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8 amazing Apricot nutrition facts and health benefits

Apricot is one of the popular summer fruits, rich in vitamins, minerals, and packed with numerous health promoting phytochemicals. 100 g holds-Calories-48, vitamin A-1926 IU, protein-1.4 g.

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Prunes nutrition facts and health benefits

Sweet, wonderfully nutritious prunes are dried plums of certain French cultivar types. Dried plums actually are brimming with health-promoting antioxidants, fiber, minerals and vitamins. Calories-240 per 100 g, niacin-1.882 mg (12% DV), pyridoxine-0.205 mg (16% DV), vitamin A-781 IU (26% DV), vitamin K-59.5.5 mg (50% DV), potassium-732 mg (19% DV), copper-0.281 mg (31% DV), iron-0.93 mg (9% DV), manganese-0.299 mg (13% DV).

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Cherimoya fruit nutrition facts and health benefits

Cherimoya has unique fragrant flavor and delicious taste. Its fruit pulp contains health benefiting annonaceous acetogenin group of antioxidants, which fight against cancer, infections.

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Coconut oil nutrition facts and health benefits

Coconut oil nutrition is rich in health benefiting lauric acid, a medium-chain triglyceride (MCT). When consumed in moderation, it confers energy and may increase healthy HDL cholesterol levels. 100 g fresh coconut oil contains 44.6 g of lauric acid, constituting more than 45% of the total fat content.

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