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How long does it take to bake sweet potatoes in the oven, at what temperture? and are they good to bake in the microwave if so, for how long?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Cooking times for all potatoes, including sweet potatoes will vary depending on the size of the potato.  Generally, they are baked in the oven at 350 degrees, and a medium potato (about 3 inches long) will  Read More

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i just found out that i am a type 2 diabetic. I NEED TO KNOW if you have a menu plan for a 1500 calories a day diet for diabetics. i am taking vitamin c, Omega 3(3x a day) and cholesterol pill then i take my 2 metformin(1000mgs) at bedtime. IF YOU CAN HELP ME WITH A MENU PLAN PLEASE HELP ME. I APPRECIATE IT .THANK YOU. SUSAN OWENS

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

I recommend that you contact a registered dietitian (RD) who can help you with meal planning for diabetes.  Your physician may be able to refer you to a dietitian, or you can locate a one in your area at   Read More

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Does a serving of 100% corn chips constitute a serving of vegetable?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Corn chips do not count as a vegetable (but the salsa you might dip them into does!).  They are made from a variety of corn that is actually a grain, not a vegetable.  There are many different forms of corn –  Read More

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ermn yeah i have i questionwhy do u have 2 eat 5 a day?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

The recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables are based on a person’s sex, age and physical activity level. To find out how many fruits and vegetables you need each day, click here. It is important to eat  Read More

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Do frozen vegtables keep their nutrients better and longer than fresh or can vegtables

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Frozen vegetables are typically processed just after harvest, so their nutrients are "locked in" at the peak of freshness. The same holds true for canned vegetables. Fresh fruits and vegetables are best when  Read More

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Hi, I am a hole soller of vegetable and fruits, so i want vegetable and fruits supplyed in foreign country. so plz give me adivse that do this work.

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

We suggest you contact the Produce Marketing Association at www.pma.com who may be able to direct you to appropriate organizations that can help you.

 

 

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can you refrigerate bananas to last longer or do they deteriorate faster than being left out?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Unripe bananas are best stored at room temperature. Once ripe, bananas may be stored in the refrigerator for several days, but doing so may cause the peel to turn black. For more storage and selection tips, click here.

 

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HOW CAN I KEEP THE KIDS HAPPY WITH THE FOOD & KEEP THE CACFP HAPPY?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

The CACFP (child and adult care food program) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture sponsored program for child and adult day care. More information on standards and policies for this program can be viewed here. 

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What types of fruit can i start to feed my 16 month old girl

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Most 16 month old children are able to self feed, so any soft fruits or vegetables that are easy to pick up and grasp may be appropriate. Items such as sliced bananas, soft slices of peaches without the skin,  Read More

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which fruit and vegetables contain the most digestive enzymes?

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Fruits and vegetables don’t contain digestive enzymes but do aid in digestion and keeping your body healthy. Look for fruits and vegetables that are bursting with fiber such as apples, beans, blackberries,  Read More

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