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their should be a store or aile just for diabetics

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Your situation is difficult, but not impossible. Did you know that when it comes to fruits and vegetables, all forms count – canned, frozen, dried, and juice, as well as fresh? Keep your eye open for special  Read More

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how do I get fresh vegatables on Food Stamps. At 55, receiving a small check this is hard. I have no money and can barely buy a banana for potassium. My health is lacking because I can’t afford the proper foods. Please advise I am tired of canned green beans.

Friday, December 28th, 2007

It can be very challenging to stretch food dollars. Keep in mind that all forms count – canned, frozen and juice are also packed with nutrition. Watch for specials and sales on frozen, canned and juices, in  Read More

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What fruits would be good to put in a fruit basket for a diabetic?

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Any fruit would be fine to put into a fruit basket for a person who is a diabetic. All fruits can be included in a diet for diabetes with proper meal planning and by including an appropriate portion. If you  Read More

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I am a recently graduated dietetic major working with WIC, and looking for “More Matters” handouts all we have is 5 a day where can I get some? thanks

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Different educational materials are available for purchase in our online catalog, which you can view by clicking here. There are a few downloadable items free of charge in the Kid’s section of our website,  Read More

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What is a Blue Fruit????.

Friday, December 28th, 2007

I am not familiar with this cocktail. From a fruit and veggie perspective, blueberries are the only blue fruit.

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information on vegetables

Friday, December 28th, 2007

This site has a wealth of information on different vegetables. You can learn about how to select, store and prepare different vegetables as well as their nutritional value by clicking here. There are many great recipes for vegetables, which you can see in our recipe section.

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My husband is a diabetic. What are the safe fruits and veggies he can eat without raising his blood sugar levels?

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

All fruits and vegetables can fit into a meal plan for diabetes.  Starchy vegetables such as potatoes and peas, and fruits may need to be considered for their carbohydrate content.  Additionally, some canned  Read More

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how can some one on a fix income afford to go shopping for healhty stuff for a diabetic if the price are to high cost for my budget

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Your situation is difficult, but not impossible. Did you know that when it comes to fruits and vegetables, all forms count – canned, frozen, dried, and juice, as well as fresh? Keep your eye open for special  Read More

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why should you have green on yor plate.

Thursday, December 27th, 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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what are the good and bads of cucumbers

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Cucumbers are fat free and sodium free, low in calories and a good source of vitamin C. They can be added to salads and sandwiches, pickled, or made into cold soups. The cucumbers in the grocery store are  Read More

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