33points

Sesbania Flower

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Sesbania Flower review: 39 facts and highlights

Sesbania Flower
33
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Sesbania Flower

Why is Sesbania Flower better than the average?

  • Higher water content per 100g
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    91.58gvs87.15g
  • More vitamin C per 100g
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    73mgvs28.02mg
  • More folate per 100g
    ?

    102µgvs54.15µg

General values

1. higher water content per 100g

91.58g

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

1.28g

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

27kcal

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).
4. 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.
5. more lipids per 100g

0.04g

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.
6. less trans fatty acids per 100g

0g

Trans fatty acids are the unhealthy form of unsaturated fatty acids added to food from vegetable oil for better taste and longer shelf life. They increase bad cholesterol and the risk of coronary heart diseases.

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

6.73g

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 calcium per 100g

19mg

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

0.84mg

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

12mg

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.
4. more potassium per 100g

184mg

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

0.9µg

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
6. more ash per 100g

0.38g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Vitamins

1. more vitamin C per 100g

73mg

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.
2. more thiamin per 100g

0.08mg

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

0.08mg

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.
4. more folate per 100g

102µg

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.
5. more vitamin B12 per 100g

0µg

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.
6. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

0µg

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.

Amino acids

1. more cystine per 100g

0.01g

Cystine is a non-essential amino acid that helps proteins in maintaining their structure. It also supports tissue formation and is necessary for the body to produce glutathione to remove toxins from the liver.
2. more histidine per 100g

0.03g

Histidine, an essential amino acid, helps to maintain myelin sheaths, which is mainly needed to protect nerve cells, helps to remove heavy metals from the system, to promote lung health, lower blood pressure and protect the body from radiation damage.
3. more tryptophan per 100g

0.02g

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.
4. more threonine per 100g

0.06g

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

0.07g

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

0.11g

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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