What is a fruit calorie chart?


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A fruit calorie chart is a chart that lists the approximate caloric value of fruits, vegetables and nuts. Aside from the caloric value, most charts also indicate the portion size and the amount of carbohydrates, protein, fiber and energy per serving of produce.

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The fruit calorie chart released by the FDA provides comprehensive nutrition information, such as vitamins and minerals, for the most frequently consumed raw fruits. The percent daily values in the chart are based on a 2,000-calorie diet. A fruit calorie chart is useful for individuals who are losing weight and those who have special medical conditions, such as diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.

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