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does papaya have more vitamin c than red or yellow peppers

Friday, June 19th, 2009
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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how long does it take to grow fom the ground

Friday, June 19th, 2009
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
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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 – Debra

Thursday, 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
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why do recipes always say to only use the white part of a leek? Is the green part poisonous?

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
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
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Can I get the coloring pages in Spanish? thank you!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

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.

 

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what is the quantity of fruits and veggies one can consume to reduce weight?

Monday, June 15th, 2009
While there is not an exact quantity of fruits and vegetables that one should consume to lose weight, it may be beneficial for you to review the "How Much Do You Need" section on our website for determining  Read More
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why are artichokes good for us?

Saturday, June 13th, 2009
Artichokes are cholesterol free, low calorie, fat free, saturated fat free, low sodium, and a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, folate and magnesium. A serving is one artichoke, which has 25 calories,  Read More
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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
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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. Karen

Friday, 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!
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Sugar is high in fruits, what the difference between that sugar and sugar in soda pop

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
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
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