Fruits and Fruit Juices Nutrition Data
Fruit is typically defined as the fleshy portion of a tree or plant that is produced from the ovary after flowering. The fruit provides structure to hold the seeds. When we see the beautiful cherry tree blossom, we know the bright red fruit will soon be revealed.
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Fruit Nutrition Facts
This food, briefly described as BANANAS,RAW, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:
Energy This food has a high source of energy. The amount of energy is measured in joules or Calories (kilocals). Histidine is the 1st of 9 essential amino acids
Fiber, total dietary Function: Adequate fiber improves laxation. Reduces the risk of coranary heart disease. Helps maintain normal blood glucose levels.
Carbohydrate, by difference The RDA for carbohydrates is based on its role as the primary energy source for the brain. The AMDR is based on its role as a source of Calories (kcal) while maintaining body weight.
Total Sugars should not exceed 25% of calorie intake Starch Sucrose Glucose (dextrose) Fructose Magnesium, Mg, is a cofactor for enzyme systems. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases. Pantothenic acid is a coenzyme in fatty acid metabolism. Tocotrienol, alpha Phytosterols