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Hi, I am the wic educator for Apache County. I am trying to see if we can get more pin wheels, on Nut. We got some examples, and I would like to see if we can get more, and are they free?

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
We currently offer Fruit & Veggies Produce Wheels in our catalog. These wheels are packed with nutrition information as well as advice on selection and storage of over 50 fruits and veggies! They  Read More
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are beans considered a veggies?veggie game I could play in a class room with 14-15 year old kids.

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Yes, beans are considered vegetables. The great thing about beans is that they also count towards your meat, beans, and fish recommendation as well! Visit our online catalog for great nutrition education  Read More
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Of the different ways to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, what have you observed to be the most successful?

Friday, August 27th, 2010
This is a great question! However, since every child has their own personality, it is hard to say that there is one way that has been most successful. My best answer would be to find a way for your children  Read More
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Hi. Inulin is appearing in lots of products these days. I would love to hear your opinion on whether those products are worth buying or should they be avoided? Thank you!

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides produced by many types of plants including jicama, Jerusalem artichokes, chicory, onions and garlic. It is being used in many processed foods these  Read More
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When I was in New Orleansyears ago, I ate at a restaurant called “Three Sisters” and had a marvelousentree that was vegetarian.I wonder if it’s the spicesthey use in that area. Thisis a vague question, I know,but does it make you thinkof any particular reason avegetarian dish in that areawould seem so special?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
New Orleans is famous for its food and flavors. Therefore, due to its unique flavor, it is something that many people enjoy and find special. Their cuisine is a combination of local ingredients, French,  Read More
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Is spinach part of the cruciferous family

Friday, August 20th, 2010
Spinach is not considered part of the cruciferous family. The Cruciferous family includes broccoli, bok choy, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, radishes, kale, collard greens, kohlrabi, rutabaga, and  Read More
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can we eat fruits and vegetables along with chapati, cooked vegetable and dal in our lunch

Friday, August 13th, 2010
Yes, you can eat fruits and vegetables with your chapatti and dal. Fruits and vegetables are a great addition to any dish! They are delicious when they are eaten by themselves too! Here are the Top 10 Healthy Ways to Cook Fruits and Vegetables
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Is this site affilitated with the Fruit and Veggie Month in September? I cant find the information on the monthly health observance.

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Yes, September is Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Month! This means that throughout the month of September (and every month there after) the Produce For Better Health Foundation would like America to join  Read More

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I discovere your url on a large “fruits and veggies wheel” someone left in the cafeteria. I would like to buy a couple for my grandkids (and their partents!). Are they available for purchase through your website? Thank you.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
The wheel that you found in the cafeteria is our Fruits and Veggies Produce Wheel. This can be purchased from our online catalog or you can request a copy of our catalog here. We have lots of  Read More
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when is the proper time to serve fresh fruits before snacks or after snacks?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
Fresh fruits and vegetables (as well as frozen, canned, dried, and 100% juice) can be enjoyed at anytime of the day! They even make great snacks by themselves. Fruits and vegetables are also great additions  Read More
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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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