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what kinds of foods are good for warding off depression?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

There is no scientific evidence at this time that any specific food will ward off depression.  Research is only beginning to identify possible relationships between diet and depression, and much remains to be  Read More

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How do I cook fried green tomatoes?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Our site does not contain a recipe for fried green tomatoes.  However, a quick internet search turned up many sites that have recipes for fried green tomatoes. In general, you dip tomato slices into flour,  Read More

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Is chile a vegetable?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

peppers are a vegetable.  However, most chile peppers are not eaten in a quantity to provide a full serving because they are too hot and spicy.  They are used primarily for seasoning.  Some milder chile  Read More
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how can i eat veg & fruits everyday in plan, substitute for my eating habit like rice, meat, softdrinks, etc. thanks.

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a well-balanced diet that also includes protein foods like chicken, fish and meat, whole grains such as brown rice, whole grain cereals and breads and dairy  Read More

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Does the natural sugars in fruit have any effect on a person with high blood sugar?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Blood sugar responses to different foods will vary depending on time of day, composition of the meal, activity and other factors as well.  The fiber in whole fruit may help slow the response to the sugar that  Read More

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How do you make fig preserves?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

We do not carry a recipe at this time.  However, a quick search on www.yahoo.com brought up numerous sites with a variety of different recipes that looked delicious.  See which meets your preference.  You  Read More

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How do I store lettuce in the refrigerator and also brocolli?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

After purchase, rinse lettuce well and dry with paper towels. Refrigerate in plastic bag up to 1 week. For broccoli, refrigerate it and use it within 3-5 days. For information on storage of different fruits and vegetables, check out our website here.    

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hi there im getting myself a little confused, i thought that everyone had to eat 5 portions of fruit and veg per day, is this correct? when i looked up how many my 3 year old daughter needs i thought i read 1 cup? Please could i have some advise?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

The previous recommendation was 5 – 9 servings a day, but they were increased in the 2005 Dietary Guidelines as science suggests that intake of fruits and veggies is associated with good health. In order to  Read More

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Are the carbohydrates in fruits and veggies good for you or not? if so what are the best to eat?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Your body uses carbohydrates for fuel so it’s important to eat them. Fruits and vegetables are a healthy source of carbohydrates as well as foods made from whole grains. It is recommended that you eat a  Read More

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Are cooked vegetables as nutritious as raw ones? If not, why not?

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Cooked vegetables may lose some nutrients in the cooking process. Using as little water as possible when cooking will help retain the water soluble vitamins. There are certain veggies, such as tomatoes which  Read More

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The Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka, a mother of two and a registered dietitian, shares years of experience in getting people to eat more fruits and veggies.
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