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
(natal-plum) Carissa Food Facts
Carissa, (natal-plum), raw food factsUSDA SR27 Database Food #09061 category fruits Food Products Refuse Desc: 7 pct seeds, 7 pct skin Refuse Desc: 14
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This food, briefly described as CARISSA,(NATAL-PLUM),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).
Total lipid (fat) This food has a higher than average amount of lipids (fat). Fat is required by the body, but some sources of fat are better than others. The fat types that are present in generous amounts (if any) are as follows:
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. Copper, Cu, is a component of enzymes in iron metabolism. Iron, Fe, prevents microcitic hypochromic anemia. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant.