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I have been put on a low fiber diet because of some stomach problems. I have to be careful with my fruits and vegetables. I can gradually add some back in my diet now. Can you give me any help on what I can eat and still be able to lose weight and feel full ? thank you. KathyFriday, July 18th, 2008
For a low fiber diet, canned fruits and vegetables and 100% fruit or vegetable juice work well. Look for fruits packed in juice or rinse the syrup from the fruit to save calories. Click on our weight Read More
If you are referring to dried plums, they can be stewed and that will change the flavor. Some people prefer them that way. To stew them, cover them with water and refrigerate overnight. The next day, heat to simmering and let them simmer until cooked.
Where can I find a calorie and carbohydrate counter for specific fruits and vegetables in realistic portions. (Grams don’t mean anything to me.)Friday, July 18th, 2008
Visit our Fruit and Veggie Database on this site to see calorie and carbohydrate content for portions usually eaten.
Does fruit, used in face recipes, help get rid of acne and whiteheads? If so, what is a recipe with strawberries that does so?Thursday, July 10th, 2008
Fruit on the face is certainly not harmful, and if you find it helpful, then enjoy the experience. I’m afraid that there is little research suggesting that applying fruit is beneficial but we know that it’s good for all of you, including your skin, when eaten.
My 13 yr old absolutely will not eat anything that I cook. The only veggie he’ll eat is carrots. He won’t touch fruit at all. I’ve struggled with this for his whole life and I’m at a point I’m worn down. In trying to keep this short, I just don’t know what to do anymore – he won’t even taste things at times!Thursday, July 10th, 2008
Adolescence can be trying- for kids and their parents! It is an age for exerting their growing independence, which in your case, may be taking the form of rejecting your cooking. Your son doesn’t need to eat Read More
Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, and one provides all the vitamin C you need for a day. Oranges are also a good source of folate (one of the B vitamins) and fiber, and provide some potassium, Read More
I have a difficult time controling my bad ( a genetic problem) cholesterol even on my meds. What foods should I only absolutely eat and then avoid all the other foods. A funny thing but the medical profession is not so quick to offer much definative advice, just meds and walk on to next patient..I am late 70′s and on medicare which is probably why, but I’d like to enjoy life awhile longer with my family and friends. So how do I eat for a difficult to control cholesterol (I have hardening of the arteries. need better and stricter diet advice. Thank youThursday, July 10th, 2008
It’s great that you are interested in reducing your cholesterol with diet. The bottom line is to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fatty foods. You can eat more fruits and vegetables by including them Read More
what is the calorie and carbohydrate count for a measurement 1oz or cup etc of hearts of Palm ..the crunchy veggtible they sometimes add to a saladWednesday, July 9th, 2008
A ½ cup serving of hearts of palm contains 20 calories and about 3 ½ grams of carbohydrate.
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