leafy tips Balsam-pear (bitter gourd)

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leafy tips Balsam-pear (bitter gourd) Food Facts

Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), leafy tips, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #11023 category vegetable Food Products
Measurement
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Amount: apple1 cup = 58 grams
of BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),LEAFY TIPS,CKD,BLD,DRND,WO/SALT
Current Multiple = 1
11023
Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
20 34
 
84 144
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
3.87 6.68
 
0.12 0.2
 
2.09 3.6
 
1.1 1.9
 
51.44 88.69
 
0.48 0.83
 
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
70 121
 
1401 2416
 
0.441 0.76
 
32.2 55.6
 
0.84 1.45
 
0.085 0.147
 
0.164 0.282
 
0.577 0.995
 
0.035 0.06
 
51 88
 
12.2 21
 
94.6 163.1
 
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Vitamins are:
Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
24 42
 
0.117 0.201
 
0.59 1.02
 
55 94
 
0.311 0.536
 
45 77
 
0.5 0.9
 
349 602
 
8 13
 
0.17 0.3
 
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Minerals are:
Sugars
nutrient-5
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.6 1.04
 
0 0
 
NS
 
Fat
nutrient-7
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.12 0.2
 
Fat Calories = 0.9 kcals = 4% of total
0.048 0.083
 
0.003 0.005
 
0.019 0.032
 
0.038 g
nmb/Ω6   5.43:1
0.007 g
Ω6/Ω3   0.18:1
Fats and sterols.
Cartenoids
nutrient-13
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Vitamin A - RAE
70 mcg
 
0 0
 
Vitamin A - IU
1401 mcg
 
Cartenoids are:
Footnotes:

This food, briefly described as BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),LEAFY TIPS,CKD,BLD,DRND,WO/SALT, 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. 18:3 undifferentiated Ω3
Fiber, total dietary Function: Adequate fiber improves laxation. Reduces the risk of coranary heart disease. Helps maintain normal blood glucose levels.
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. Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) is a chain-breaking antioxidant. Vitamin K (phylloquinone) is a coenzyme during the synthesis of many proteins involved in blood clotting and bone metabolism. 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. Choline, total is a precursor for acetylcholine, phospholipids and betaine.
Carotene, beta Lutein + zeaxanthin Folate, food Folate, DFE