pods Balsam-pear (bitter gourd)

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pods Balsam-pear (bitter gourd) Food Facts

Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), pods, raw food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #11024 category vegetable Food Products Refuse Desc: 17
Measurement
measure spectrum
Amount: 1 cup (1/2" pieces) = 93 grams
of BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),PODS,RAW
Current Multiple = 1
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Measurement Choices:
1 cup (1/2" pieces)   1 balsam-pear

Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
16 kcal
 
66 kJ
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
3.44 g
 
0.16 g
 
0.93 g
 
2.6 g
 
87.45 g
 
1.02 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
0.04 mg
 
0 mcg
 
78.1 mg
 
0.037 mg
 
0.037 mg
 
0.372 mg
 
0.197 mg
 
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Vitamins are:
Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
18 mg
 
0.032 mg
 
0.4 mg
 
16 mg
 
0.083 mg
 
29 mg
 
0.2 mcg
 
275 mg
 
5 mg
 
0.74 mg
 
NS
 
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Minerals are:
Cartenoids
nutrient-13
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Vitamin A - RAE
22 mcg
 
0 mcg
 
Vitamin A - IU
438 mcg
 
177 mcg
 
172 mcg
 
Cartenoids are:
Footnotes:

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


Fiber, total dietary Function: Adequate fiber improves laxation. Reduces the risk of coranary heart disease. Helps maintain normal blood glucose levels. 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 C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant. Pantothenic acid is a coenzyme in fatty acid metabolism. Folate, total is a coenzyme in the metabolism of nucleic and amino acids. Folate prevents megaloblastic anemia. Carotene, alpha Folate, food Folate, DFE