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What is the nutrient content of watermelon?

What is the nutrient content of watermelon?

Watermelon: 100 grams of watermelon has 85 calories, 1.1 grams of dietary fiber, 1.7 grams of fiber, no cholesterol, 0.4 grams fat, 21 grams of carbohydrates, and meets 37% of vitamin C and 31 % of vitamin A needs for a day. ...Read more

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Which vegetables are the healthiest, in terms of nutrient content?

Which vegetables are the healthiest, in terms of nutrient content?

A great question!: Arianna, I think you will get a lot of different answers on this depending on what one believes is "healthiest": anti-oxidants for disease prevention, lowering cholesterol/blood sugar, etc. Consensus would revolve around kale, broccoli, bell peppers, spinach, tomatoes, squash, sweet potato, eggplant, onions. Most important: the healthiest veggie is the one you like and eat! Check out whfoods.com ...Read more

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Some studies are showing that frozen vegetables have higher nutrient content than fresh, because they're frozen when ripe, while fresh is picked before ripe and decays during transport. Is this true?

Some studies are showing that frozen vegetables have higher nutrient content than fresh, because they're frozen when ripe, while fresh is picked before ripe and decays during transport. Is this true?

Depends on the : Veggies tested & the practices of the grocer/purveyor who sells them (how long are they kept before sale/disposal, in what condition?, where were they grown & how long did they spend in transit, etc). Don't get overwhelmed with these issues tho, step 1. Increase your vegetable intake (esp green veggies. In whatever form YOU like them & are most likely to eat them). If u can do that, ur doin great! ...Read more

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What are the healthiest fruits, in terms of nutrient content?

What are the healthiest fruits, in terms of nutrient content?

Fruits: Kiwi is a great source of vit C and fiber. Bananas and strawberries are rich in potassium. Make sure you include a variety of fruits in your diet to make sure you have good nutritional balance. It's not about a single fruit or vegetable, as with everything you need variety and moderation. ...Read more

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What should I look for when reading the fat content on a nutrient label?

What should I look for when reading the fat content on a nutrient label?

Total, saturated and: Transfats. You should limit the intake of fats to less than 30% of calories, reduce the intake of saturated fats as much as you can and avoid transfats altogether. ...Read more

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How does organic have more nutrients? Is it because the pesticides and chemicals in spray bug repellents for plants lower the nutrient content?

How does organic have more nutrients?  Is it because the pesticides and chemicals in spray bug repellents for plants lower the nutrient content?

Plants protect by...: A recent very extensive review of over 400 studies found organic produce has significantly higher levels of phytonutrients & minerals & lower levels of heavy metals. Plants produce antioxidant phytonutrients to protect themselves from pests, so conventional produce has less need to produce these. Also, organic farmers use more traditional methods to create healthy soil. See http://bit.ly/1kiaHLS ...Read more

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Is gatorade bad for gastritis?

Is gatorade bad for gastritis?

No: Gatorade should not bother your gastritis unless you drink so much you stretch your stomach, but this is the same for water. Avoid more acidic drinks like sodas or orange juice, but gatorade should be okay with gastritis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does gatorade causegall stones?

Does gatorade causegall stones?

Gatorade contains: Water, electrolytes, and sugar. None of these ingredients have any connection to gallstone formation. ...Read more

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Is gatorade bad for your kidneys?

Is gatorade bad for your kidneys?

Gatorade Myths: Nope. If it were it would not be available on the market for purchase. ...Read more