It’s great that you have incorporated fruit and veggie activities into your teaching. With the change in the program from 5 A Day to Fruits & Veggies—More Matters®, we have updated our activities for Read More
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Calcium fortified juices are good sources, and some vegetables including collard greens, spinach and dried peas and beans also provide significant amounts. You can check on the amount of calcium in many fruits and vegetables in our database here.
HI , I am going to try to fallow the 5 worth color meals and snacks. question, saturday, breakfast,waffles , how many pieces can I have, plum sause and juice. Do I need a measure portion. ednaThursday, September 4th, 2008
How many pieces of waffle you have depends on how many calories you need to eat. If you are trying to gain weight you may be able to eat more pieces than if you are trying to lose weight or stay at the same Read More
Dr.Elizabeth Pivonka I am a single female,and here is my question. When my mother was alive she made sure that i ate good but since she passed away i try to eat good but sometimes i just eat any old thing and i know that is not good.So i would like some advise on how i cane eat a good balance diet maybe you can give me some suggestions i sometimes eat junk food which is not good to eat when i go shopping i sometimes do not know where to start and i do not know what to buy so i was wondering if you can help me with my grocery shopping list just to give me some ideas on what to buyThursday, September 4th, 2008
I suggest starting slowly with daily goals for including healthy foods. Goals to increase fruit and vegetable consumption might be a good place to start. For instance, you could set a goal to substitute a Read More
I am writing a press release from the Chippewa County news paper concerning Fruits & Veggies-More Matters for a special topic for September. May I have permission to use the Fruits & Veggies More Matters name and logo for this press release? Please let me know as soon as possible. Thank you for your time.Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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How much Vitamin C is in a Serving of Strawberries, and how much is one serving? Same question for bluberries and kiwi?Thursday, September 4th, 2008
A ½ cup serving of strawberries has 42.3 milligrams of Vitamin C; ½ cup of blueberries has 7.2 milligrams and 1 medium kiwi fruit has 70.5 milligrams. Our Fruit and Veggie Database will give you information about other nutrients in these foods.
If you cook or freeze a fruit or vegetable, does it have the same or significantly less amount of nutrients? For example, if you fry broccoli, does it have the same benefits, or are you better off eating french fries?Thursday, September 4th, 2008
When properly cooked, nutrient loss from fruits and vegetables is small. Overcooking will result in the most loss of nutrients. When they are prepared for freezing, the loss of nutrients is also very Read More
I am the Nutrition Manager for the Senior Resource Association in Vero Beach FL. I am wondering if you have any 5 a day aprons on hand for use by our volunteers at our congregate meal sites THANK YOU! 772-794-1142Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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