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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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
Q. Are nuts a good source of zinc? What are the benefits of zinc?
A. Yes, nuts, beans, and whole grains can provide zinc, though the best source is lean red Read More
Q. Can you freeze Swiss Chard? Does it lose nutritional value?
A. Yes, you can freeze Swiss Chard. Cut off stems, rinse, blanch them, cool in water bath, and then store in freezer Ziploc bag. (To Read More
Q. Is there a simple way to know if a particular fruit or vegetable has sodium in it and how much it might have?
Q. should i increase my fruit and vegetable intake as i age?
A. Fruit and vegetable requirements are typically based on how many calories you burn each day. If you are less active as you age, you might Read More
I have 2 cucumbers that are 6 months old but look and feel he same as they did when I picked them. How is this possible?Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Q.I have 2 cucumbers that have been sitting on a plastic shelf in my kitchen for 6 ( six plus ) months. They look and feel, nearly the same as they did when I picked them. My question is ”how is this Read More
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