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I can’t afford organic. Should I just go without fresh fruits & veggies?

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
 

Q. Because I can’t afford to buy organic should i go without fresh fruits and veggies in my diet? The question is.. organic or nothing?

 

A. Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet  Read More

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How can I improve my diet so I don’t feel weak?

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Q. I am male 38 years old I feel very weakness

 

A. Weakness can be caused by many different things. You should consult with your doctor to rule out any serious health problems. Eating a balanced diet  Read More

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Where can I find a list of fruits grown in my area for best taste and freshness?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Q. Where can I find a list of fruits grown in my area for best taste and freshness?

 

A. Try visiting local farmer’s markets or your nearest state university extension program or your state department of  Read More

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When are pomegranates in season?

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Q. When are pomegranates in season?

 

A. Pomegranates are in season during fall and winter. Pomegranates: Nutrition, Selection, Storage Info

 
 
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Can you gain weight from eating too many vegetables?

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Q. Can you overeat with vegetables? can you gain weight by eating too much veggies?

 

A. Vegetables are a great source of phytochemicals, fiber, water, vitamins and minerals. Vegetables themselves are  Read More

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What fruits and vegetables are safe for people with diverticulitis?

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Q. I have diverticulitis so what fruits and vegtables are safe to eat?

 

A. Fruits and vegetables are a great source of fiber which may be beneficial  Read More

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Is there a correct order for food consumption to help with digestion?

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Q. When eating fruit is it better to eat it before you eat your meals because of digestion issues? I was told to eat my fruit before consuming the other foods because the fruit being eaten after would sit  Read More

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Which fruits and vegetables have the most protein?

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Q. Which fruits and vegetables have the most protein?

 

A. Most fruits and veggies are not rich in protein with the exception of legumes. The best source of protein from  Read More

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How can I get more vitamin b12?

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Q. How can iget more vitamin b12?

 

A. Vitamin B12 is readily available in nature from animal meats and dairy foods. Some foods such as cereal grains and non-dairy milks can be fortified with vitamin  Read More

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Can I still eat carrots that have white strings all over them?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Q. Carrots in frig –growing white strings all over it! Can I still eat it–or throw away.Thanks

 

A. Carrots are a root vegetable and are therefore seeking moisture even after being picked by continuing to  Read More

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