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Ginkgo Nuts

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Ginkgo Nuts review: 46 facts and highlights

Ginkgo Nuts
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Ginkgo Nuts

Why is Ginkgo Nuts better than the average?

  • More vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
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    28µgvs6.65µg
  • More carbohydrates per 100g
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    37.6gvs33.24g
  • More vitamin C per 100g
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    15mgvs14.86mg
  • More niacin per 100g
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    6mgvs1.87mg
  • More vitamin A (IU) per 100g
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    558IUvs127IU
  • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
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    0.32gvs4.34g
  • Higher water content per 100g
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    55.2gvs13.71g

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

4.32g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
2. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

182kcal

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).
3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

761kJ

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).
4. higher water content per 100g

55.2g

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

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

37.6g

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.

Minerals

1. more potassium per 100g

510mg

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

2mg

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

1mg

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

27mg

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.
5. more phosphorus per 100g

124mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
6. more sodium per 100g

7mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

28µg

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.
2. more vitamin C per 100g

15mg

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.
3. more thiamin per 100g

0.22mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
4. more riboflavin per 100g

0.09mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
5. more niacin per 100g

6mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
6. more pantothenic acid per 100g

0.16mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Fats

1. more lipids per 100g

1.68g

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.
2.saturated fatty acids per 100g

0.32g

Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.
3. more monounsaturated fatty acids per 100g

0.62g

A form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
4. more polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g

0.62g

A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

Amino acids

1. more tryptophan per 100g

0.07g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.
2. more proline per 100g

0.35g

Proline is a non-essential amino acid that is important for collagen formation, tissue repair, a healthy skin and joint function. It also plays an important role in combating hardening of the arteries, which causes heart diseases.
3. more serine per 100g

0.29g

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.
4. more threonine per 100g

0.27g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.
5. more isoleucine per 100g

0.21g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.
6. more leucine per 100g

0.32g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

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