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What are some of the basic fruits besides watermelon?

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
 

Q. What are some of the basic fruits besides watermelon??

 

A. A ‘basic’ fruit is hard to define. What some people enjoy on a regular basis, others may not due to taste, texture, and even cost  Read More

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Can fresh peaches be washed then stored in fridge — how long?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
 

Q. after picking fresh peaches can they be washed then stored in fridge — how long?

 

A. Wait to wash fresh fruit until you are ready to use it. Fruit has a natural preservative (that dusty look that  Read More

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Where can I find menu planning for fatty liver diet?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
 

Q. Where can I find menu planning for fatty liver diet.

 

A. Fatty liver can be associated with a variety of diseases and therefore diets should be based on individual needs. Consult with your doctor or  Read More

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What is the best way to eat a pineapple nutritionally?

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
 

Q. What is the best way to eat a pineapple nutritionally?

 

A. Pineapple provides vital nutrients when eaten in all forms (fresh, cooked, canned, juiced and dried). Pineapple is an excellent source of Comment (0) Like Share

 

Can I grow a mango tree in Dallas?

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
 

Q. I have planted a mango tree in my backyard.can it grow and give fruit in dallas weather environment. thks

 

A. I am not an expert in horticulture, but it can’t hurt to give growing mangos a try! I  Read More

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What are the healthiest things to eat when pregnant?

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
 

Q. What are good things to eat when pregnant? I’ve seen several tips and tricks, but I want to know what is the absolute healthiest, for both the mother and the baby?

 

A. Pregnant women should eat a  Read More

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What fruits & veggies are good for inflammation–muscle pain and tendonitis?

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Q. What fruits/veggies are good for anti inflammatory problems–muscle pain and tendonitis?

 

A. A diet rich in a variety of fruits and  Read More

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What fruits & vegetables are OK for someone on dialysis?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
 

Q. I was given a sample of the fruits and veggies 2go. I would like to know if there is a potassium content you can share with me. My son is on dialysis, and as a result cannot eat too many of these  Read More

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What fruits and vegetables help which parts of the body?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
 

Q. wht fruits and vegetables help what parts of the body

 

A. All fruits and vegetables contribute macro and micro nutrients that support everyday body functions. This is why half your plate should  Read More

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Can I weigh fresh vegetables to arrive at 1/2 cup equivalent?

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
 

Q. Can I weigh fresh vegetables to arrive at 1/2 cup equivalent. It is hard to get the veggies into the cup.

 

A. Yes, weighing your food is perfectly fine and will give you an accurate measurement  Read More

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