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I am on a tight budget, but want to buy fresh fruits and vegetables for my family. Do you have any tips for how I can buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Including fruits and vegetables in your family’s meals will help keep them healthy. Remember that all forms count, so canned, frozen, dried and 100% juice are all good! Buy fruits and vegetables that are on  Read More

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which fruits hold the most water?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Peaches are 89% water by weight, oranges 87% and strawberries and watermelon weigh in at 91% water. You can find nutrition information for these and other fruits by clicking here. Green coconuts hold a great  Read More

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How many calories (carbohydrates) are in 20 dried cherries?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

20 dried, tart cherries (about ¼ cup) contain about 110 calories and 25g of carbohydrates, including 14g of sugar.

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