You can see the nutrition facts about many fruits and vegetables by clicking on our Fruit and Vegetable Database. You can also find some information in the USDA Nutrient Database (http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/).
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1.Which group is healthier, fruits or vegetables?2.Are dried fruit healthier than plain ones?3.Are cooked vegetables healthier than raw ones?Are there any types of fruits or vegetables that are considered unhealthy?4.Does the ripening of a fruit affect the nutrients if gives when you eat it?5.Are canned fruits and vegetables are as good as un-canned ones?6.What exactly is “5 a day”?Thanks for answering these questions!Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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My husband and I make homemade wine. We were given a container of pure pomegranate concentrated juice. I cannot find a recipe that shows anything but X amount of pomegranates. Could you please tell me how many pomegranates are equivalent to 1 litre of this concentrated juice???? Or even 1 cup of juice equals how many pomegranates???Thanks so much.Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
I’m afraid that I could find only 1 reference to making juice from pomegranates, which suggests that the average fruit will yield 4-6oz, or ½ to ¾ cup of juice. Like all fruits, some are juicier than others. Read More
You can find out the amount of carbohydrates (and many other nutrients) in most foods at the USDA National Nutrient Database.
I am a student and need to ask some questions about fruits and vegetables for a report at school1.Which group is healthier, fruits or vegetables?2.Are dried fruit considered healthier than plain ones?3.Are cooked vegetables healthier then raw veggies?4.Are there any types of fruit and vegetables that are considered unhealthy?5.Does the ripening of a fruit affect the nutrients it gives you when you eat it?6. Are canned fruits and vegetables are as good as un-canned ones?7. Will eating to much of both groups have you gain weight?Thanks so much for answering these questions.Monday, April 27th, 2009
How many servings would the Springtime Smoothie make?Developed by Carmen Jones, published in the GOOD HEALTH REPORT, spring ’09, page 7. This was actually published for our PRIME TIME HEALTH PLAN, et al.Monday, April 27th, 2009
I’m afraid that I am not familiar with this publication. You might want to contact the report’s author to see if they can help you.
My dr. states I am boarder line diabites cut down on sugar. I like to eat one apple a day or one orange. At night watermalon or cantalope is there much sugar in these foods.Saturday, April 25th, 2009
Fruits contain sugar, but they also contain many nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytonutrients that contribute to your health. Reducing therefined sugar in your diet, from foods like Read More
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