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Nutritional Value of Banana and Kiwi

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Nutrition Facts About Bananas: Bananas are rich in potassium. They also contain other minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus in large quantities. It is also rich in fiber, making it a useful laxative and a good tool for easing constipation.

Vitamin Content of Bananas

Bananas are rich in vitamin C. It also contains other vitamins such vitamin A, and B, especially folate.

Calorie Content of Bananas

Bananas contain about 90 to 93 calories per 100 g. This energy is easily absorbed by the body, so eating 3-4 bananas daily, especially with milk, is often recommended to gain weight. At the same time, bananas are useful for losing weight. Since they have only 90 calories per 100 g (butter has about 700 calories per 100 g), bananas reduce your calorie intake and thus helps in weight loss. Overweight people should obviously stop eating banana chips to lose weight.

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Health Benefits of Bananas

The nutritional value of bananas make them useful for weight gain as well as weight loss, constipation, bowel problems, anemia, blood pressure, heart problems, ulcers, brain stimulation, depression, nervous disorders, stress, morning sickness, and menstruation.

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Nutrition Facts about Kiwis: Kiwis, or Chinese gooseberries, are rich in copper and potassium. Other minerals present in the fruit include calcium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. Like apples, they also provide dietary fiber. This fiber makes it good for controlling blood sugar, as well as improving the health of the colon and inhibiting cardiovascular problems.

Vitamin Content of Kiwis

Kiwi fruits are known for their high vitamin C content. About 70g of the fruit will be sufficient for your daily vitamin C intake. It is also rich in vitamin K. Kiwi fruits also contains vitamin A, E, B (niacin, vitamin B6 and folate).

Calorie Content of Kiwis

Most of the fruits are rich in water content. Hence, 100 g of Chinese Gooseberries contain about 61 calories only. However, as seen in many fruits, it is easy for the body to absorb these calories.

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Health Benefits of Kiwis

The nutritional value of kiwi fruits make them useful for high blood sugar, asthma, cardiovascular health, heart disorders, diabetes, infant growth, increasing immunity, cancer, colon disorders, cataracts, and macular degeneration.

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