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Garden Cress review: 58 facts and highlights

Garden Cress
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Garden Cress

Why is Garden Cress better than the average?

  • Higher water content per 100g
    ?

    89.4gvs87.19g
  • More vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
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    0.7mgvs0.67mg
  • More proteins per 100g
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    2.6gvs2.41g
  • More lipids per 100g
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    0.7gvs0.41g
  • More vitamin K per 100g
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    541.9µgvs65.81µg
  • More calcium per 100g
    ?

    81mgvs60.51mg
  • More iron per 100g
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    1.3mgvs1.29mg
  • More magnesium per 100g
    ?

    38mgvs36.41mg

General values

1. higher water content per 100g
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Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Waxgourd

96.1g

89.4g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

1493kJ

134kJ

3. more proteins per 100g
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Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

14.11g

2.6g

4. more lipids per 100g
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Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

15.85g

0.7g

5. more dietary fiber per 100g
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Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

26.8g

1.1g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

357kcal

32kcal

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g
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Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Dehydrated Onion Flakes

83.28g

5.5g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g
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The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Best

Watercress

0.2g

4.4g

Minerals

1. more calcium per 100g
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Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

625mg

81mg

2. more magnesium per 100g
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Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

770mg

38mg

3. more potassium per 100g
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Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

3427mg

606mg

4. more manganese per 100g
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Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

Best

Fireweed Leaves

6.7mg

0.55mg

5. more iron per 100g
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Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

21.4mg

1.3mg

6. more ash per 100g
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The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

12.6g

1.8g

Vitamins

1. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
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Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.

Best

Tomato Powder

12.25mg

0.7mg

2. more vitamin C per 100g
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Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

Best

Green Hot Chili Pepper

242.5mg

69mg

3. more vitamin D per 100g
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Rarely present in foods, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin usually obtained through sun exposure. It facilitates the absorption of calcium which is essential for bone health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

1123IU

0IU

4. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g
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D2 is produced by plants and D3 by the human skin when exposed to sunlight. Their main role is to maintain normal calcium and phosphorus blood levels, helping to promote bone and teeth health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

28.1µg

0µg

5. more vitamin E (added) per 100g
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The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.

Best

Green Leaf Lettuce

0mg

0mg

6. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
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Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

Best

Carrot, dehydrated

3423µg

346µg

Amino acids

1. more betaine per 100g
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Betaine is an amino-acid that contributes to protein synthesis and contributes to the proper functioning of the liver.

Best

Beetroot

128.7mg

0.2mg

Antioxidants

1. more apigenin per 100g
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Apigenin is a bioflavonoid compound found in plants and herbs, especially in chamomile plants. It has anxiety reducing and mild sedative effects, as well as antioxidant properties.

Best

Parsley

215.5mg

0mg

2. more luteolin per 100g
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Luteolin is a bioflavonoid found in plants and herbs. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Best

Radicchio

38mg

0mg

3. more kaempferol per 100g
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Kaempferol is a bioflavonoid found in many plants. It has antioxidant properties and is currently being used in cancer research, as it is thought to reduce the risk of various cancers.

Best

Mustard Greens

38.3mg

13mg

4. more quercetin content per 100g
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Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in many plants and grains, known for its positive effects on the immune system and for its antioxidant properties. It often used in treating allergies.

Best

Dock

86.2mg

0mg

5. more daidzein per 100g
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Daidzin is an isoflavone compound found in vegetables and legumes, especially soy and soybeans. It stimulates the formation of bone mass and helps regulate estrogen levels.

Best

Green Soybeans

20.34mg

0mg

6. more hesperetin per 100g
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Hesperetin is a flavonoid found in a number of citrus fruits. It lowers cholesterol and other affecting lipids and may have an antioxidant, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effect.

Best

Green Leaf Lettuce

0mg

0mg

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