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Do you think that we should eat frutis and vegetables all the time?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Fruits and vegetables are a nutritious and colorful part of every meal, and they are convenient and delicious for snacks.  Recommendations for fruits and vegetables have increased: most moderately active men  Read More

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how do u freez strawberries

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

To freeze strawberries, wash, dry and hull the berries. Spread the berries on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or some other non-stick surface. Place in the refrigerator until chilled through (45  Read More

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Please tell me if I can freeze or put in jars sweet potatoes and how is the best way to process. Also can I put them in a dehydraiter? I have alot if sweet potatoes and I hate to see them go to waste. Thank You and God Bless You! Rosa

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

What a delicious problem to have—too many sweet potatoes!

 

 

For freezing sweet potatoes, information obtained from the Cooperative Extension Service at the

University of

Georgia
suggests first cooking  Read More
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Is eating too much fruits bad for you?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

The recommendation for fruit intake for most adult women who are moderately active would be about 2 to 2½ cups per day; and  for moderately active adult men it is about 2½ to 3 cups per day.  It is only  Read More

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Figs (in the jar) are sooo hard to find in the store? are these a special order?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

We did some checking and talked to some “fig experts.”  They were not aware of any domestic companies that still can Kadota figs in a jar.  Back in the “old days,” Del Monte used to can Kadota figs in a jar.  Read More

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Is squash a starchy high carb vegetable

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

I’m wondering if by asking this that you want to know if there are a lot of calories associated with squash?  Most summer squash, including zucchini, and the winter spaghetti squash are lower in carbs than  Read More

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Our refrigerator stopped working this a.m. due to a blockage in our ice cube line, had to put all items in cooler all afternoon, if frozen veggies thaw in a cooler, can they be refrozen? Thank you!

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Frozen vegetables that thaw may be re-frozen provided that they have not completely thawed, unless the vegetables are in a cream sauce or are part of a meat dish or frozen dinner. In those cases, it is best  Read More

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hello, im from singapore.i would like to know which veg&bfruits is best for health and also want to know how much quantity is needed to take.which is the better way to take veg-raw or cook one.Daily my mom cook vegatable curry,but she put more oil,more spices..etc.is there any problem?i heard that,if we have more veg&fruits,it will improve our glow of skin.is it real?nowadays im very consicious about my health.if i get a reply from you,i will be very thankful to you.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Recommendations for intake of fruits and vegetables include eating a variety of both.  Using color as a guide is a good way to help achieve variety in the diet.  Moderately active women should consume 3 ½ to  Read More

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how much is a cup

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Eating the recommended amounts of fruits and veggies is easy since all product forms count: fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice.  This page on our website will give you many examples of how much a cup  Read More

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why eat five fruit and vegetables a day? For what purpose?

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake have changed over time as new scientific literature is published about the relationship of eating fruits and vegetables to health.  There are a number of recent  Read More

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