Children are often picky eaters, and it is sometimes not easy to get them to eat their fruits and veggies. You can find out how many fruits and veggies kids need by clicking here. Parents are a very Read More
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I need to know how much fruits&veggies & meats I can have a day and stay under 2,000 calories recommened for type 2 diabetes I am 72 years old .Please help if you can. Thank You. E.CMonday, October 29th, 2007
Your best bet is to consult a registered dietitian or a certified diabetes educator who can design a meal plan for you based on your individual medical needs and with consideration of medications you may be Read More
Does fruit juice (in flash pasteurized juices) from concentrate have the same nutritional value as fruit juice not-from-concentrate?Monday, October 29th, 2007
Yes, as far as we know. The evaporation process that is used to concentrate the juice is very quick, so virtually all of the nutrients are retained.
Vegetables contain primarily starch, however the amount in most vegetables is low since they tend have a high water content. Starchy vegetables like potatoes, peas, corn and legumes are exceptions. Jicama is Read More
Prepare apple dishes just before serving to minimize browning (oxidation). Protect cut apples from oxidation by dipping them into a solution of one part citrus juice and three parts water. You can find this information on the http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/ website here.
Seeds are ready to store or eat when the disk at the back of the flower has turned dark brown. You can easily remove the seeds by rubbing two heads together, or just rubbing your palm over the seeds. You Read More
There is a very complicated formula involved in reading the expiration code for Green Giant Products. So, instead of confusing you any further I have a telephone number you can call to get help with this. Read More
The key thing to remember is to eat a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables everyday to get a wide range of valuable nutrients like, fiber, potassium, and vitamins.
Furthermore, diets rich in Read More
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