Both are high in Vitamin C. A serving of papaya, which is ½ of a medium papaya, contains 160% of your daily value of vitamin C. A serving of one medium bell pepper contains 190% of your daily value of vitamin C.
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Determining when to plant seeds for a fruit or vegetable garden can depend on a variety of factors, including geographic region, soil texture, temperature, and the type of seed. Try referring to the seed Read More
Does the small cans of Hormel Chili w/beans count as 1 serving of vegetables towards my 5 a day goal? I am a 39 yr old woman. Thanks – DebraThursday, June 18th, 2009
While I do know that Hormel Chili with Beans is packaged in a 15 ounce can, I do not know whether or not there is ½ cup serving of beans within the 15 ounce can. If there is, you can count the beans as a Read More
No portion of the leek is poisonous. On the other hand, make sure you wash leeks very well due to the fact they are grown in sandy soil. Although many recipes call for only the “white parts” of leeks, the Read More
Whle we no longer have coloring pages in Spanish, we have a growing list of Spanish materials which you can access at our catalog here- www.pbhcatalog.com.
How do you eat a fresh pomegranate? I cut it up and sucked the juice from the seeds, but it was a bit messy to eat.Saturday, June 13th, 2009
Each individual pomegranate contains hundreds of seeds surrounded by translucent flesh, both of which are edible. They are delicious eaten raw, added to salads, or as a juice. Refer to the following video on Read More
Hi,I am a RD doing some research on the nutrient content of some foods grown in Africa. Where would I look to get current nutrient analysis of:marula nut and flesh, horned cucumber, Kalahari cucumber, wild medlar, mongongo nut and flesh, busveld melon, sour plums, morama beans, bush beans, monkey orange, Kalahari raisins, and desert truffle? thanks for your help. KarenFriday, June 12th, 2009
I’m sorry, but PBH is not familiar with these African fruits and vegetables, and we have no reliable nutrition content for them. You can search the UDSA Nutrient Database here and you might look on the web for nutrition databases from other countries. Good luck!
Fruits contain a form of natural sugar termed “fructose”, whereas the sweetener most commonly used in non-diet sodas is termed “high-fructose corn syrup”. High-fructose corn syrup is a common sweetener and Read More
The Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka, a mother of two and a registered dietitian, shares years of experience in getting people to eat more fruits and veggies.
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