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Fruits and veg always seem to be grouped together. Are they interchangeable?

Monday, May 12th, 2014
 

Q. Fruits and veg always seem to be grouped together. Are they interchangeable? For example, is a fruit salad nutritionally as good as a vegetable salad? Say a meal is steak, potato salad and fruit  Read More

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How much total fat does Watermelon have?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
 

Q. How much total fat does Watermelon have? I need to know for a school project!!!!! THX for posting I really need it

 

A. Two (2) Cups of diced watermelon has 0 total fat. Check  Read More

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How many calories does watermelon have?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
 

Q. How many calories does watermelon have?

 

A. Two (2) Cups of diced watermelon has 80 calories. Check our Fruits & Veggies Nutrition Database for more Watermelon Nutrition, Storage and Selection information.

 
 
 
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Do you have a I list of vegetables that are considered SmartCarbs or PowerFuels in Nutrisystem’s plan?

Sunday, May 4th, 2014
 

Q. My husband is in the nuitrition system diet .They give us a list of what foods are smart carbs and what is  Read More

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What research backs up that too much dairy causes constipation?

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Q. Can you tell me the research that backs up that too much dairy causes constipation? Thanks,

 

A. Here are some articles that might be of interest  Read More

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Where do black radishes fall in the phytonutrient color spectrum?

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
 

Q. I am thinking about the 5 a day color spectrum categorization where phytonutrients correspond to colors. Since black radishes have indoles, would they fall into the green category or somewhere else? Is  Read More

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How do you store mushrooms?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
 

Q. I love mushrooms on about everything but before I get a chance to use them they turn brown..I’ve asked my grocer if he knows how to keep them longer than 3or4 days and he doesn’t know.So  Read More

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What vegetables have similar nutritional qualities as cruciferous vegetables?

Monday, April 14th, 2014
 

Q. I have hypothyroism and I have been using kale for juicing. I just learned that I need to not use cruciferous vegetables. What do you suggest I use that has similar nutritional qualities? thanks  Read More

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My 2.5 year old daughter is not eating enough. Do you have any advice?

Sunday, April 13th, 2014
 

Q. HiMy daughter is 2.5 years old. she donot wannat eat any food.she is just drinking milk through fedder about 4-5 times a day in 4 ons.By force i am trying hard and giving her porridge half bowl with  Read More

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What fruits are helpful in controlling blood pressure?

Friday, April 4th, 2014
 

Q. I am allergic to bananas. I just found out that I have high blood pressure. Is there another fruit equivalent to the benefits of the banana that you can recommend. Thank you

 

A. There are many  Read More

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