TypeBase Blood Type Diet Values: water chestnuts/ chinese
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WATER CHESTNUTS/ CHINESE
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SCIENTIFIC NAME: ELEOCHARIS DULCIS
The edible tuber of a water plant indigenous to Southeast Asia. The water chestnut's brownish-black skin resembles that of a true chestnut, but its flesh is white, crunchy and juicy. The flavor is bland with a hint of sweetness. Water chestnuts are very popular in Asian cooking, especially in STIR-FRIED dishes where their crunchy texture is a standout. Water chestnuts are available fresh in most Chinese markets. Choose those that are firm with no sign of shriveling. Refrigerate, tightly wrapped in a plastic bag, for up to a week. Peel before using raw or in cooked preparations. Water chestnuts are also available canned - either whole or sliced - in most supermarkets, but the fresh are far superior.
Serving Size Analyzed: 4 waterchestnuts
GRAPH 1 (ABOVE). Total Calories (27) as part of a 2200 calorie daily dietary intake.
|Protein (0.392 grams per 4 waterchestnuts
|Fat (0.028 grams per 4 waterchestnuts
|Carbohydrate (6.7032 grams per 4 waterchestnuts
CHART 1 (ABOVE). Macronutrient Breakdown By Percentage.
GRAPH 2 (ABOVE). Micronutrient breakdown as percentage of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). Serving size: 4 waterchestnuts
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|ALLERGENS|| This food is believed to be high in the enzyme chitinase. Chitinase enzymes, related to plant defense, are involved in in cross-reaction between food allergy and natural rubber latex allergy. |
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