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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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Nutrition facts in the food you eat and its impact on your health.

Discover detailed, in-depth information about nutrition facts of the food, nutrition health articles, health benefits of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, and much more.

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Potato- 9 wonderful nutrition facts and health benefits

Potato nutrition profile: calories 77, vitamin B6-0.298 mg (23% DV). This common vegetable is one of the richest sources of starch, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. Additionally, it contains no cholesterol and very low in fat. Calories-77 per 100 g, folates-15 μg (4% DV), pyridoxine-0.298 mg (23% DV), vitamin-C-19.7 mg (33% DV), potassium-425 mg (9% DV), iron-0.81 mg (10% DV),Phosphorus-57 mg (8% DV), magnesium-23 mg (6% DV).

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Pears nutrition facts and health benefits

Delicious and crunchy pears are packed with health benefiting nutrients such as dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, which are necessary for optimum health. Read on this natural hypo-allergenic fruit.

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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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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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8 amazing Blueberries nutrition facts and health benefits

Blueberries nutrition profile is rich in anthocyanin antioxidants which have proven health benefits against infections, aging, and cancer. Calories-57/100 g, Vitamin C-9.7 mg (16% DV), folates-6 μg (1.5% DV), vitamin A-54 IU (2% DV), riboflavin-0.041 mg (3% DV). These North American continent native berries are rich source of many health-benefiting nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins.

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7 incredible Allspice nutrition facts, medicinal properties and health benefits

Allspice nutrition contains health-benefiting phytonutrients and essential oils such as eugenol, which are known to have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, and anti-flatulent properties.

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Lotus root (藕) nutrition facts and health benefits

Delicious, crunchy lotus root (藕) is a nutrient rich underwater rhizome of plant lotus. The root is one of the favorite ingredients in Japanese and Chinese cuisine.

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Pattypan squash (scallop squash) nutrition facts and health benefits

Pattypan squash (scallop) is one of traditional summer squash variety vegetables. Like zucchini, scallop squash too is a very low-calorie vegetable. Nonetheless, it carries proper amounts of electrolytes, minerals and some health-benefiting flavonoids such as zeaxanthin, lutein, and carotenes.

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Cranberries nutrition facts and health benefits

Delicious, tarty, cranberries nutrition consists of calories-46 per 100 g, pyridoxine-0.057 mg (4% DV), vitamin C- 13.3 mg (22% DV), vitamin A-60 IU (2% DV), manganese- 0.360 mg (16% DV). The berries contain significantly high concentrations of phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals called proanthocyanidins (PAC’s).

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