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What’s the nutritional facts for the Quincy (membrillo) fruit?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Please visit our Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Database for nutritional, storage and selection information for quinces. 

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What can i do to make sure i eat more fruits and vegetable than any other type of food which are so tempting to eat

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Including fruits and vegetables in your diet is much easier when you have recipes that include a wide variety of these foods, are easy to prepare, and also taste great.  Check out our Quick Guide to Getting MORE Fruits and Vegetables for more ideas.

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Can we have greens for dinner it was said that greens will not digest during the night sleep.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Yes, you can have greens for dinner.  Greens are actually good for your digestive system and are very high in fiber, vitamins A, C, iron and folate.

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my daughter has a condition called bartter’s syndrome. its a very rare condition in which she looses potassium in her blood through urine. what is best for her to eat to get some natural potassium? she takes supplements but doc suggested she includes potassium in the food she eats.thanks ps.fruit and vegtables are not an issue for my daughter she just loves them. i just want to know what to give her as first preference so it boosts her potassium.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Potassium is found in most fruits and vegetables.  Those that provide the most potassium include include: bananas, broccoli, celery, kiwifruit, beans (like pinto, or chick peas) peaches, prunes, apricots,  Read More

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For my infant which is a better vegetable carrots or sweet potato?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Carrots and sweet potatoes are both healthy options that are good sources of vitamins A and C and potassium.  Sweet potatoes contain a little bit more of all three of these nutrients.  It would be a good  Read More

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We need to prepare a snack for children 1-2 year olds. Please give advice on what is the most ideal healthy snack I can prepare.Thanks for your help:)

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Check out our Top Ten Fruit Snacks for Kids for some ideas for healthy snacks that kids will love.

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WHICH HAS MORE NUTRIONAL VALUE ICEBERG LETTUCE OR ROMAINE?

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Romaine lettuce has more nutritional value than iceberg lettuce.  Check out our What’s in a 1/2 Cup of Vegetables to compare the two.  If you prefer the “crunch” of iceberg lettuce, just add other vegetables  Read More

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when you cook do you lose phtochemicals

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Some phytochemicals may be lost to some degree if the food is cooked at a high temperature for a prolonged amount of time.  However, most of the phytochemicals are heat stable and will not be significantly  Read More

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What are the fruits and veggies that I should be eating for ovarian cancer

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, at least 5 servings a day.  Fruits and vegetables high in antioxidants may be beneficial to add to your diet.  Fruits that are high in antioxidants include  Read More

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What Raw fruits and vegetables can you Safely mix together for Fresh Home Made Fruit Juices, Smoothies. Combinations of broccoli, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, bananas,apples,celery, cantaloupe, melon

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Check out our Fruit and Vegetable Recipe Search for great recipes that include a wide variety of your favorite fruits and vegetables.

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