Whole milk naturally contains vitamin A in the milk fat. When the fat is removed to create reduced fat or fat free milk, vitamin A is added to replace the amount that was removed.
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I make veggies for dinner every night…but they get cold very quickly – sometimes before we’ve finished eating dinner. Do you have any tips for having them retain their heat for a longer time?Thursday, February 26th, 2009
Especially during the winter when it’s cool inside, food tends to cool quickly. You might try preparing the veggies last so they are still hot when served, or serving them in a small, covered container which will reduce the rate of cooling.
you have on your soup that it makes 4 servings and i get 1/4 of it do i get 4 cups thank you. dee deeThursday, February 26th, 2009
If a recipe states that it makes 4 servings it means that it serves 4 people. If you get ¼ of the recipe, you would get 1 serving, which may be ½ a cup to several cups depending on the recipe. Our recipes provide the number of cups of fruits and veggies in each serving.
Fruits and veggies affect people differently, but some people find that vegetables in the cabbage family, like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, produce gas. Gradually increasing your fruit and vegetable Read More
Is it better to eat raw fruits and vegetables or juice fruits and vegetables. I was told by an advid juicer that our stomach acids can not break down the fruits and vegetables as well as a juicer. Therefor by juicing fruits and vegetables our bodies get greater benefits.Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
Our bodies are perfectly capable of digesting fruits and vegetables. They do not need to be juiced to be digested, and while consuming some of our fruits and vegetables as juice is fine, juicing removes the Read More
All fruits contain some fiber. You can see which fruits, and vegetables are high in fiber by clicking on Key Nutrients. You can also see the fiber content of different fruits and vegetables in our Fruit and Veggie Database.
The recommendation for grain intake, like other food groups, is based on your calorie needs. You can see how much you should be eating of grains, and other foods at www.mypyramid.gov. Click on ‘My Pyramid Read More
My husband is a diabetic and loves eating fruit. He has been eatings delicious apples and red grapes. His blood sugar has become high. What type of apple would effect his blood sugar the least and how often should he eat one. Also, would grapes effect his blood sugar level.I am new at trying to figure out what fruits he is allowed to eat and what portions.Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
All fruits can be worked into a meal plan for diabetes, but since they do contain carbohydrate, the portions need to be controlled. Blood sugar responses to different foods vary for everyone and are affected Read More
Vinegar that is commercially available is 5% acetic acid. Vinegar that is 8% acetic acid is more acidic, and so you would need to use less to achieve the same results.
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