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Nutrition Data

Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), pods, raw

Food group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size cup (1/2" pieces) (93g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat ~ -5%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3.4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Caloric Analysis

Values for selected serving size %DV
Calories 15 (66 kJ) 0%
from Carbohydrates 13 (66 kJ)
from Fat 1 (5 kJ)
from Protein 3 (17 kJ)

 

Calorie counts may not add up perfectly due to rounding errors

9% of this foods calories come from fat. Dietary guidelines suggest less than 30% of your diet should contain fat.

23% of calories from protein. Between 10% to 35% of protein is recommended.

Carbs, Fiber and Sugar

Values for selected serving size %DV
Total Carbohydrate3.4g1%
Dietary Fiber2.6g10%
Starch~~~
Total Carbohydrate~~~

Vitamins

Values for selected serving size %DV
Vitamin A438IU9%
Vitamin C78mg130%
Vitamin D~~~
Vitamin E~~~
Vitamin K~~~
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)0mg2%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0mg2%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0mg2%
Vitamin B60mg2%
Vitamin B120mcg0%
Folate~~~
Pantothenic Acid0mg2%
Choline~~~

Minerals

Values for selected serving size %DV
Calcium18mg2%
Copper0mg2%
Fluoride~~~
Iron0mg2%
Magnesium16mg4%
Manganese0mg4%
Phosphorus29mg3%
Potassium275mg8%
Selenium0mcg0%
Sodium5mg0%
Zinc1mg5%

 


Source: Nutrient data courtesy USDA.

Percent Daily Values (%DV) are for adults or children aged 4 years or older based upon a 2,000 calorie per day diet. RDA values change over time according to new recommendations from various sources including FDA, USDA, Health Canada the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) among various other authroitative sources.

Health Facts or other claims or comments are editorial opinions, given without warranty, and are not intended to replace the advice of a nutritionist or other health-care professional. Opinions and ratings are based on weighted averages or the nutrient densities of those foods for which the FDA and Health Canada has established daily values, and do not consider other nutrients that may be important to your health, nor do they take into account your individual needs. Therefore, higher-rated foods may not necessarily be healthier for you than lower-rated foods. All foods, regardless of their rating may have the potential to play an important role in your diet.

If in doubt, seek advice from a health-care professional or registered dietition or nutritionist.


Nitrogen Factor 6.25   Protein Factor 2.44
Fat Factor 8.37   Cholesterol Factor 3.57
Scientific Name Momordica charantia
Refuse Description Tough stems and leaves
Refuse Percent 17