These fruits are excellent sources of fiber (contain more than 5g per serving): Apples, blackberries, pears and raspberries. Good sources (which have 2.5 to 5g fiber per serving) include: Bananas, Read More
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The total carbohydrate content of a medium banana is 30 grams, of which 19 grams is in the form of sugar. The remainder is in the form of starch. Click here for more information about bananas. If you are not Read More
Is the nutritional value the same when fruit or veggies are not flavorful? Most of our produce is picked green – some ripen well others not, is the nutritional worth still there when it has poor texture or/and flavor? Is color indicative?Tuesday, January 29th, 2008
The nutritional value of produce depends on many different factors, including weather, amount of sunlight, storage conditions and also, when it is picked. However, differences in nutrition between ripe and Read More
IF I GO ON A VEGITAREN DIET WHAT ARE THE RIGHT AMOUNTS FOR INTAKE PER DAY FOR A 70 YR OLD WOMAN. WEIGHT THIS MORNING 192LBS,4’11 1/2Friday, January 18th, 2008
You may want to plan your diet with the help of MyPyramid.gov by clicking here. You can enter your information and get a plan that is suitable for your height and weight. There are also tips for vegetarians on the site which you can get by clicking here.
I’m afraid not. While fruited yogurt contains some fruit, you’d have to eat several cups of yogurt to get a serving of fruit. You might try making a smoothie with yogurt and frozen and fresh fruits and Read More
Yes, as long as they total a cup. If you’d like to see how many cups you need each day, click here.
my partners 9 year old has just asked us what the difference is between white and brown suger but the truth is, apart fron the colour im not sure. please helpFriday, January 18th, 2008
Brown sugar and raw sugar are both brown beca us e they contain molasses. Molasses is one of the byproducts formed when sugar is refined from sugar cane juice (or sugar beet juice). Brown sugar is made by Read More
What is the citric and malic acid from that you put in your frozen fruit? Be specific please as I have intolerances. Thank you.Monday, January 7th, 2008
Citric acid is used in foods to enhance flavor and inhibit bacterial growth. Malic acid is also used in foods to enhance flavor. They do occur naturally in foods; however, when they are used for these Read More
Fruits and vegetables vary in their nutrition content and potential health benefits. The best recommendation to assure that you are receiving all the health benefits that they have to offer is to consume a Read More
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