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Tahitian Taro

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Tahitian Taro review: 36 facts and highlights

Tahitian Taro
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Tahitian Taro

Why is Tahitian Taro better than the average?

  • Higher water content per 100g
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    87.96gvs87.19g
  • More proteins per 100g
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    2.79gvs2.41g
  • More lipids per 100g
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    0.97gvs0.41g
  • More calcium per 100g
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    129mgvs60.51mg
  • More iron per 100g
    ?

    1.3mgvs1.29mg
  • More magnesium per 100g
    ?

    47mgvs36.41mg
  • More potassium per 100g
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    606mgvs366.06mg
  • More vitamin C per 100g
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    96mgvs27.92mg

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

87.96g

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

184kJ

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

2.79g

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

0.97g

5. 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

44kcal

6. more saturated fatty acids per 100g
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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.

Best

Dried Ancho Pepper

0.82g

0.2g

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

6.91g

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

129mg

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

47mg

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

0.16mg

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

1.38g

Vitamins

1. more vitamin B6 per 100g
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Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

4.23mg

0.12mg

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

Best

Tomato Powder

0.91mg

0.06mg

3. 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

4. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
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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.

Best

Carrot, dehydrated

68466IU

2045IU

5. 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

102µg

6. more vitamin B12 per 100g
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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.

Best

Brown Mushrooms

0.1µg

0µg

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