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Fresh Water Chestnut (Peeled) - 250g

Original price HK$24.00 - Original price HK$24.00
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HK$24.00 - HK$24.00
Current price HK$24.00
Fresh water chestnuts peeled for instant use! Skip all the hustle of peeling.

Despite being called chestnuts, water chestnuts are not nuts at all. They are aquatic tuber vegetables that grow in marshes, ponds, paddy fields and shallow lakes.

Water chestnuts are native to Southeast Asia, Southern China, Taiwan, Australia, Africa and many islands in the Indian and Pacific oceans.

How to eat water chestnuts?
Water chestnuts have a crisp, white flesh that can be enjoyed raw or cooked and are a common addition to Asian dishes such as stir-fries, chop suey, curries and salads.

Nutritional Information of Water Chestnuts

Water chestnuts are full of nutrients. A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of raw water chestnuts provides:

Calories: 97
Fat: 0.1 grams
Carbs: 23.9 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Protein: 2 grams
Potassium: 17% of the RDI
Manganese: 17% of the RDI
Copper: 16% of the RDI
Vitamin B6: 16% of the RDI
Riboflavin: 12% of the RDI
Water chestnuts are a great source of fiber and provide 12% of the daily fiber recommendation for women and 8% for men.

Research shows that eating plenty of fiber may help promote bowel movements, reduce blood cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar levels and keep your gut healthy.

Additionally, most of the calories in water chestnuts come from carbs.
However, they are generally low in calories, because raw water chestnuts are 74% water.

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