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Muscadine Grape

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Muscadine Grape review: 34 facts and highlights

Muscadine Grape
Muscadine Grape
52
points

Why is Muscadine Grape better than the average?

  • more lipids per 100g
    0.47gvs0.38g
  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    57kcalvs56.89kcal
  • more calcium content per 100g
    37mgvs18.13mg
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    3.9gvs2.79g
  • less sucrose content per 100g
    0.57gvs2.01g
  • more glucose per 100g
    3.67gvs2.87g
  • higher water content per 100g
    84.29gvs84.11g
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    13.93gvs13.72g

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

0.81g

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

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2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

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0mg

3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

238kJ

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).

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1000kJ

4. more lipids per 100g

0.47g

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.

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15.41g

5. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

57kcal

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).

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Tamarind

239kcal

6. more dietary fiber per 100g

3.9g

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.

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10.6g

Sugars

1. less sucrose content per 100g

0.57g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.

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0g

2. more glucose per 100g

3.67g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.

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9.48g

3. less fructose per 100g

3.92g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.

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0.08g

4. more carbohydrates per 100g

13.93g

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.

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Tamarind

62.5g

5. more lactose content per 100g

0g

Lactose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) usually found in milk, composed of galactose and glucose.

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0g

6. more maltose content per 100g

0g

Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.

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0.38g

Minerals

1. more calcium content per 100g

37mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

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215mg

2. more iron content per 100g

0.26mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

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2.8mg

3. more sodium per 100g

1mg

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

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37mg

4. more magnesium per 100g

14mg

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.

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Tamarind

92mg

5. more phosphorus per 100g

24mg

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.

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113mg

6. more manganese per 100g

1.97mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

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8mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

67IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

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3382IU

2. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

3µg

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.

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Cantaloupe Melon

169µg

3. more vitamin C per 100g

6.5mg

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.

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1677.6mg

4. more folate content per 100g

2µg

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.

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California Avocados

89µg

5. more riboflavin per 100g

1.5mg

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.

Best

Muscadine Grape

1.5mg

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