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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

 

What are some recipes for kale?

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
 

Q. recipes for kale use

 

A. You can easily search for kale recipes in our Fruit & Veggie Recipe Database. Just enter ‘kale’ and search! Enjoy

 
 
 
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What color should acorn squash be?

Friday, August 22nd, 2014
 

Q. in Acorn squash, what does a solid yellow color mean. I usually look for the green ones with a yellow spot on the side. I found completely yellow ones at the store today. At they O.K.?

 

A. Acorn  Read More

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Where can I buy fresh fruit that doesn’t grow in my area?

Friday, August 15th, 2014
 

Q. Is there a place that I can order fresh fruit that does not grow in my area, such as figs , but not the kind you get in the stores for about .75 each.? I grew up in the south, but miss some of the  Read More

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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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