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I would like to know how many sugars are in daily fruit choices?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Fruit naturally contains sugar, and the amounts in different fruits will vary depending on the fruit and stage of ripeness.  You can see the total carbohydrate content of different fruits and how much of that is from sugar here.

 

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Can you freeze acorn squash and if so how?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

To freeze acorn squash, it must first be cooked.  Remove the pulp from the skin after cooking, and either cut into chunks or mash.  Then freeze in airtight containers for up to 10 months.  Enjoy !

 

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what is the FAT content in fruits?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The fat content in fruits is negligible.  One exception is avocados, which do contain more fat than other fruits.  The fat in avocados is primarily mono-unsaturated fat, which is associated with a heart  Read More

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I HAVE MY CHILD ,HE HAS 9YEARS OLD, AND HAVE A PROBLEMS WHIT HIS WEITGH, I NEEDS HELP, PLEASE.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

In general, a healthful diet that includes fruits and veggies, with plenty of physical activity is the recommendation for weight management, including kids. There are some delicious recipes on this site for  Read More

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I am a sixty year old female, weighing about 125. My appearance is about the age of 40. I am concern, my diet consist of fruits & veggie and a low fat diet of calories from fat less 30 grams. I have been doing yoga for over 20 years.My question is am I consuming enough calories? I read an article stating that I needed at least 1200 calories a day.Please respone. Thank you.Martha

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The best guideline for determining if you are getting enough or too many calories is your weight.  If you are losing weight and are not trying to do so, your calorie intake may need to be increased.   Read More

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how do i eat on a helthy food diet

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The ‘Dietary Guidelines for Americans’ provides recommendations for choosing healthful foods. You can access information for incorporating the guidelines into your lifestyle here.   Click here to learn about  Read More

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We are wondering what is the best juice…Apple, cranberry, grape, tomato, etc. for seniors. Some say apple, some say cranberry. What does the expert say? We sometimes have a choice of juice or salad.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

All juices have different nutritional benefits in terms of specific vitamins and minerals that they may provide – the important thing is to consume 100% juice, not juice drinks which contain very little  Read More

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how can i eat healthy food and stay fit

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The ‘2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans’ provides recommendations for choosing healthful foods and staying fit. Click here to access information for incorporating the guidelines into your lifestyle. Click  Read More

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How to freeze califlower

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

It is recommended that you wash cauliflower thoroughly, cut into pieces and blanch in boiling salted water for about 3 minutes. Remove and drain, let cool and dry the vegetable. Then you can place the  Read More

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are there any shakes like alive or green berry that can replace my whole veggie and fruits. there are so many at whole foods but i dont know which have enough fruit and veggie servings. help.lauuren

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Unless specified on the label, it is difficult to know how many servings of fruits and veggies are in a shake.  If the ingredients listed on the label indicate only fruits or vegetables, or their juices, then  Read More

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