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  • Parsnips

    Diet Nutrition Parsnips contain useful amounts of beta-carotene, vitamin B1, vitamin B3, vitamin C, fiber, folate, potassium, phosphorous and iron. As a starchy vegetable they are a good source of healthy calories. Calories in Parsnips: 4 oz/100g = 65 calories

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  • Pears

    Diet Nutrition Pears are rich in pectin, a soluble fiber, which helps the body to eliminate cholesterol and also protects against environmental toxins. (An even better source of pectin is apples) Pears are also a good source of potassium. Dried pears contain protein, iron, vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber. Calories in Pears: 60 calories

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  • Oranges

    Diet Nutrition All citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C as well as other micro-nutrients, certain phyto-chemicals and fiber. Citrus fruits also protect against infection and cancer. They are an essential element in any healthy diet. Oranges are rich in vitamin C, beta-carotene and bioflavonoids (in the white pith). Pure orange juice does not contain

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  • Onions

    Diet Nutrition Onions are from the same family as garlic, leeks and shallots and provide a range of nutritional benefits. Onions are low in calories and contain vitamin B, vitamin C and small amounts of minerals. In addition, onions contain the antioxidant quercetin, flavonoids and several other micronutrients which are proven to reduce blood clotting

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  • Mushrooms

    Diet Nutrition Mushrooms are a treasure trove of nutrients. They are one of the few good sources of vitamin B12 – very important for vegetarians and vegans. In addition, mushrooms are rich in potassium and phosphorous as well as protein and fiber. They are also exceptionally low in calories. Some research shows that the phytochemicals

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  • Mangos

    Diet Nutrition Mangos are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and fiber. They also contain useful amounts of iron, nicotinic acid and potassium. Mangos are good for the immune system and help protect against cancer. Calories in Mangos: 1 average fruit, flesh only = 130 calories

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