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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.
 
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 packet for general planting guidelines, The Old Farmer’s Almanac, or the USDA’s system of plant hardiness zones for predicting frost dates in North America. 
 
 
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 serving of vegetables. The company may be able to tell you what volume of beans is in the can.
 
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 light green portion is just as edible. The dark green leaves tend to be fibrous and tough, but may be eaten if  they are cooked for several minutes prior to consumption. 
 

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.

 

 
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 how many cups of fruits and vegetables are recommended based on age, gender, and physical activity habits. You may also find it helpful to visit the United States Department of Agriculture’s www.mypyramid.gov for a variety of nutrition resources that are easy to use and available free of charge. 
 
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, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 0 grams of fat, and 2 grams of protein. For further detail on artichokes, or any other fruit or vegetable, please visit our fruit and vegetable nutrition database by clicking here
 
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 an easy, mess-free way on how to open a pomegranate and gather the seeds. How to Open a Pomegranate
 
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 preservative found in many foods on the market today. It is made by altering the sugar (glucose) in cornstarch to fructose to form a combination end product of fructose and glucose. High-fructose corn syrup is able to extend the shelf life of processed foods, and is cheaper than cane sugar. 
 
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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