pods Balsam-pear (bitter gourd)

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pods Balsam-pear (bitter gourd) Food Facts

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

USDA SR27 Database Food #11025 category vegetable Food Products
Measurement
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Amount: apple1 cup (1/2" pieces) = 124 grams
of BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),PODS,CKD,BLD,DRND,WO/SALT
Current Multiple = 1
11025
Measurement Choices:
1 cup (1/2" pieces)   .5 cup (1/2" pieces)

Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
24 19
 
98 79
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
5.36 4.32
 
0.22 0.18
 
1.04 0.84
 
2.5 2
 
116.5 93.95
 
0.88 0.71
 
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
0.051 0.041
 
40.9 33
 
0.17 0.14
 
0.063 0.051
 
0.066 0.053
 
0.347 0.28
 
0.239 0.193
 
63 51
 
13.4 10.8
 
6 4.8
 
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Vitamins are:
Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
11 9
 
0.041 0.033
 
0.47 0.38
 
20 16
 
0.107 0.086
 
45 36
 
0.2 0.2
 
396 319
 
7 6
 
0.95 0.77
 
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Minerals are:
Sugars
nutrient-5
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
2.42 1.95
 
0 0
 
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Fat
nutrient-7
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.22 0.18
 
Fat Calories = 1.7 kcals = 7% of total
0.097 0.078
 
0.041 0.033
 
0.017 0.014
 
Fats and sterols.
Cartenoids
nutrient-13
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Vitamin A - RAE
7 mcg
 
0 0
 
Vitamin A - IU
140 mcg
 
Cartenoids are:
Footnotes:

This food, briefly described as BALSAM-PEAR (BITTER GOURD),PODS,CKD,BLD,DRND,WO/SALT, 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. 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 C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant. 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. Lutein + zeaxanthin Folate, food Folate, DFE