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 OWENSMonday, 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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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