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Rowal review: 33 facts and highlights

Rowal

Why is Rowal better than the average?

  • more proteins per 100g
    2.3gvs0.92g
  • more iron content per 100g
    2.2mgvs0.39mg
  • more lipids per 100g
    2gvs0.38g
  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    111kcalvs56.89kcal
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    462kJvs238.02kJ
  • more sodium per 100g
    4mgvs3.25mg
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    6.2gvs2.79g
  • less fructose per 100g
    0.5gvs3.7g

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

2.3g

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 lipids per 100g

2g

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

4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

111kcal

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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239kcal

5. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

462kJ

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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Tamarind

1000kJ

6. more dietary fiber per 100g

6.2g

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. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

14.1g

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

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California Avocados

0.3g

2. more glucose per 100g

1.1g

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

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9.48g

3. less fructose per 100g

0.5g

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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California Avocados

0.08g

4. less sucrose content per 100g

12.5g

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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Florida Avocados

0g

5. more carbohydrates per 100g

23.9g

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

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 iron content per 100g

2.2mg

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

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Tamarind

2.8mg

2. more calcium content per 100g

15mg

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

3. more sodium per 100g

4mg

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

32mg

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

52mg

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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Tamarind

113mg

6. more potassium per 100g

131mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

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Tamarind

628mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

383IU

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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Cantaloupe Melon

3382IU

2. more vitamin C per 100g

25.8mg

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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Acerola

1677.6mg

3. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

19µg

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

4. more retinol per 100g

0µg

Retinol (vitamin A1) plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, especially night vision. It is important for the development of skin, bones and teeth.

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Yellow Passion Fruit Juice

0µg

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