leafy tips Balsam-pear (bitter gourd)

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leafy tips Balsam-pear (bitter gourd) Food Facts

Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), leafy tips, raw food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #11022 category vegetable Food Products Refuse Desc: 62
Measurement
measure spectrum
Amount: 1 leaf = 4 grams
of BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),LEAFY TIPS,RAW
Current Multiple = 1
11022
Measurement Choices:
1 leaf   .5 cup

Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
1 kcal
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.13 g
 
0.03 g
 
0.21 g
 
3.57 g
 
0.06 g
 
Macronutrients are elements or substances that are essential in larger amounts to the growth and health of a living organism.
Close Notes
Vitamins
nutrient-3
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.032 mg
 
0 mcg
 
3.5 mg
 
0.007 mg
 
0.014 mg
 
0.044 mg
 
0.003 mg
 
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Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
3 mg
 
0.008 mg
 
0.08 mg
 
3 mg
 
0.021 mg
 
4 mg
 
0.04 mcg
 
24 mg
 
0.4 mg
 
0.01 mg
 
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Minerals are:
Footnotes:

This food, briefly described as BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),LEAFY TIPS,RAW, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:


Protein is the major structural component of all cells in the body and function as enzymes in membranes as transport carriers and as some hormones. During digestion and absorption, dietary proteins are broken down into amino acids which become building blocks of these fuctional and structural compounds.
Calcium, Ca, is the essential role in blood clotting, muscle contraction, nerve transmission, bone and tooth formation Copper, Cu, is a component of enzymes in iron metabolism. Iron, Fe, prevents microcitic hypochromic anemia. Magnesium, Mg, is a cofactor for enzyme systems. Manganese, Mn, is involved in formation of bone, as well as enzymes involved in amino acid, cholsterol and carbohydrate metabolism. Phosphorus, P, helps in the maintenance of PH, storage and transfer of energy and nucleotide synthesis. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Zinc, Zn, is a component of multiple enzymes and proteins; involved in the regulation of gene expression.
Vitamin A, RAE is required for normal vision, gene expression, reduction, embryonic development and immune function (Vitamin A, IU) Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases. Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant. Thiamin aka Vitamin B-1 Riboflavin aka Vitamin B-2 is a conenzyme in numerous redux reactions. Niacin is a coenzyme in metabolism of Carbohydrates and branched amino acids. Folate, total is a coenzyme in the metabolism of nucleic and amino acids. Folate prevents megaloblastic anemia. Folate, food Folate, DFE