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Questions regarding facts about macro-nutrients within foods. Do not use for "what is healthy" or similar questions, which are off-topic.

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Food tracking and nutrient differences in "as packaged" vs "as prepared" meal kits

Quick Summary I'm logging what I eat and gamifying it to some degree. Why do carbs and protein in "as prepared" meal kits consistently get reduced from "as packaged" in the ...
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Does jellyfish contian heme or non-heme iron

Is the iron in jellyfish heme or non-heme iron? I would like to eat jellyfish as an alternative to red meat and know that I am getting a good source of iron in my diet.
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Can you alter nutritional properties of beans and other ingredients using diastatic malt?

I was reading about brewers' spent grain the other day and its nutritional profile (high protein and fiber content, no carbs) and how it's obtained. Would something similar be possible with beans and ...
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Is coconut oil the most saturated plant-based oil?

Looking through the oils that can be used to make soaps on LyeCalc.com, I saw that coconut oil has a very high saturated fat content: 77%! Cow butterfat is comprised of only 53% saturated fat. Is ...
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nutritional profile of grilled sunflower heads (not just seeds)

I've been seeing recipes that recommend grilling the whole head of the sunflower, including the heart and the semi-mature seeds. I'm curious if there's a good way to estimate the nutritional profile ...
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How to reduce Phytate in pea protein isolate?

I have found that pea protein isolate has high phytate content that inhibits mineral absorption. Some articles from a company that sells it quote a low number but other research does not confirm it. I ...
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What Impact Does Meat Curing/Preservation Have on Nutritional Content?

I am currently trying to research nutritional facts for cured meats and other preserved foods. In specific, I am looking for any information about the caloric impact that preservation methods might ...
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Could antioxidants be lost significantly during drying of blueberries or mulberries?

I heard that blueberries and mulberries contain antioxidants beneficial for human beings, such as anthocyanins, or oligomer proantho cyanidins. I was wondering if there is a lot of nutrient difference ...
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What is the rate of deterioration of lycopene in an open can of tomatoes?

Once I open canned tomatoes and transfer it to a glass jar, what is the rate of deterioration of their lycopene content?
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Chicken parmesan high carb

I looked at well-known restaurant nutrition guides and noted that their chicken Parmesan dishes always seem to be high in carbohydrates and sugar. On par with ravioli and ice-cream. How is it being ...
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