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Herbs, Peppermint

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About This Food

Description

Mint is a perennial herb in the Labitae family.

There are over 30 species of mint, the two most popular and widely available being peppermint and spearmint.

Mint is high in antioxidants and has a strong, sweet flavor and a cool after taste.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=13,978*

*Peppermint

Selecting & Storing

Choose bright green mint leaves with no signs of wilting. Store fresh mint wiht the leaves loosely wrapped and the stems in a glass of water for up to one week. Dried mint can be kept in an airtight container, in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)peppermint

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Calories: 1

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.02 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.01 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
9 g
ALA
9 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0.3 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.14 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0.16 g
Protein
0.07 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
84.96 IU
2%
Vitamin C
0.64 mg
1%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
2.28 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.03 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0.01 mg
1%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
0 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
4.86 mg
0%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.1 mg
1%
Magnesium
1.6 mg
0%
Manganese
0.02 mg
1%
Phosphorous
1.46 mg
0%
Potassium
11.38 mg
0%
Selenium
0 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.62 mg
0%
Zinc
0.02 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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