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Nutritional Facts for Kids Part 2

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Nutritional Facts for Kids Part 2


 

Asparagus also contains rutin, which protects small blood vessels from rupturing and may protect against radiation.

 

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fat, which is easily burned for energy.

 

An avocado has more than twice as much potassium as a banana.

 

Bananas are high in sugar, so they should not be eaten if you have blood sugar problems.

 

Green-tipped bananas are better for your health than over-ripe bananas.

 

Broccoli contains twice the vitamin C of an orange.

 

Kale eases lung congestion and is beneficial to the stomach, liver and immune system.

 

Kohlrabi, which belongs to the cabbage family, is an excellent source of vitamin C and potassium.

 

Onions are an excellent antioxidant, and they contain anti-allergy, antiviral and antihistamine properties.

 

Peanuts contain beneficial protein, but many people are allergic to them and find them hard to digest.

 

The peanut is actually a legume, not a nut (which is why they are often roasted).

 

Raw pumpkin seeds contain essential fatty acids and beneficial proteins.

 

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of carotenoid antioxidants.

 

Zucchini and other summer squash varieties contain vitamins A and C.

 

Fennel contains the antioxidant flavonoid quercetin.

 

The common bread ingredient L-Cystein is derived from human hair.

 

The seed inside a peach contains an almond-like nut which holds a potent anti-cancer medicine called laetrile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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