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Before hitting the shelves in stores, what has to be done to fruits and vegetables to keep them fresh and safe.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Most fresh fruits and vegetables have had very little done to them before they get to the stores. Some, like packaged salads, have been washed. Some have been washed and waxed to prevent wilting. A few have  Read More

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what are the best veg for cancer Peasants & how to take?.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables is helpful to cancer patients. Different vegetables and fruits have different nutrients, so eating a wide selection makes you more likely to get what you need.  Read More

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can I use vegies I have left prepared in water the next night

Monday, December 17th, 2007

If you left the veggies in the refrigerator they should be safe to use. I would not recommend leaving them in water

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Someone told me that if i ate 6 small (healthy) meals per day, i would lose weight.

Friday, December 7th, 2007

There is some evidence that small, frequent meals may encourage weight loss. This is because more of the calories are lost as heat. Eating frequently also has psychological benefits since you never feel  Read More

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I am trying to locate contact information for the JSY Nutritionist in the Orange County New York area. If you have any info, I would appreciate.

Friday, December 7th, 2007

I‘m sorry, but we are not able to help with locating this Nutritionist. Thanks for the compliment- please visit again!

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hi just wanna ask how aften vegetables and fruits shuld be serve 4 or more times a day to toddler?how about bread and cereal how many in a day?how many percent milk to be serve for infants and toddlers?a serving size of vegetable for a 6 year old is a 1 half cup?thank you very much for your help.

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Ideally, a child who is 2 or 3 years old should eat a total of 2 cups of fruits and vegetables every day. Toddlers like to eat small amounts often, and so you can offer fruits and vegetables several times  Read More

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I have had cancer surgery three times in the last two year. At present, I have some small spots on my lungs. Is it o.k. to drink two cups of decaf coffee three times a week? Thanks for your assistance. Lee Ineichen

Friday, December 7th, 2007

I’m afraid that coffee is not within our area of expertise. You might check with the American Institute of Cancer Research or the American Cancer society to see if they can help. Good luck!

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im seeking for temp sensetive & generative Fruits N vegetables list can you help right me?

Friday, December 7th, 2007

 

Do you have any idea what this person is asking about?  Jeanette and I couldn’t figure this one out.  I HAVE NO IDEA??

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Cooking the greenbeans tonight, the color is very light green – almost white. Is something wrong with these frozen beans?

Friday, December 7th, 2007

It sounds like the beans have freezer burn. They are safe to eat, although the quality, including taste, may have deteriorated. Click here for some green bean recipes that may help to perk them up a bit or try adding them to a soup or stew.

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why should you have green on yor plate.

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Green vegetables and fruits contain a variety of important vitamins and minerals, although each kind will contain different amounts. We encourage eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to ensure that you are getting the wide variety of nutrients that they have to offer

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