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what fruits are high in iron if any?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
Fruits and vegetables that contain 3.6 mg or more iron per reference amount (20% of the Daily Value per reference amount) qualify to carry the claim “high in iron.” Examples of these include lentils,  Read More
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How much sugar should a person eat per day? What is a healty way to do it?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
There is not a set guideline for a recommended daily allowance of sugar.  Sugar added to foods is considered “discretionary calories”. The amount of discretionary calories you can include each day depends on  Read More
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which fruits and veggies are renal friendly

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
Kidney failure requires a diet that is low in potassium. Some fruits and vegetables that are low in potassium (with less than 100 mg of potassium in a ½ cup serving) include: applesauce, blueberries,  Read More
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Do frozen fruits and veggies have any less nutrional value?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Frozen fruits and vegetables do not have less nutritional value than fresh.  They are harvested at their peak and frozen immediately, preserving their nutritional value.

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what is the nutrional value of leechee nuts?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

You can see the nutrient value of litchi (lychee) by clicking here.

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WHERE DO LYCHEES COME FROM, ARE THEY AVAILABLE ONLY IN ORIENTAL OR ASIAIN MARKETS,I DON’T SEE THEM IN MY MARKETS.THANK YOU B.J.

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Lychees are usually available as canned in the Asian section of the grocery store.  Fresh lychees may be available in Asian markets, or in grocery stores that have a large Asian poulation.

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Drinks like Fruit2O claim to give your body the nutrients of 2 servings of fruit in a bottle. Is this really a true equivalent?

Sunday, June 7th, 2009
The new Fruit2O Essentials water claims that the waters are fortified with nutrients that are equivalent to two servings of fruit. While this doesn’t mean that drinking a bottle of Fruit2O will count as two  Read More
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Whitch fruits and veggies have little or no fiber in them

Sunday, June 7th, 2009
Fruits and vegetables overall tend to be rich sources of fiber. However, some fruits with a lower fiber content include cantaloupe (1 gram per ¼ melon), cherries (1 gram per cup), or watermelon (1 gram per 2  Read More
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nutrition of edamame -shelled soy – high in fibre but also high in carbs -okay fr diabetics?

Friday, June 5th, 2009
Shelled edamame, or boiled baby green soybeans, can certainly be worked into a diabetic diet. A ½ cup serving contains approximately 95 calories, 4 grams of fiber, 8.4 grams of protein, and 7.7 grams of  Read More
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What is pumpkins food value to humans?P.S:If you could please answer quickly, i need it for a project.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

You can see the nutrition information about pumpkin in our Fruit and Vegetable Database.

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