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Can you eat fruits and vegetables at the same time, or do you have to wait and eat them seperately. Someone told me they have to be eaten seperately.Thank you,Anne Glynn

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

You can enjoy your fruits and vegetables together or separate! It does not make any difference, just as long as you are enjoying them! This delicious Golden Glow Pinapple Salad has both fruits and vegetables!

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What is the best way to freeze Strawberrys with a sugar syrup like you would buy at the store> Thanks Kenny

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

If you are freezing your own strawberries, freezing them in light sugar syrup will help maintain their shape.  Simply cover whole or sliced ripe betters with a small amount of sugar and allow them to make  Read More
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What is the best vegys and fruits.

Monday, March 15th, 2010

There are tons of vitamins and mineral in vegetables and not one fruit or vegetable out ranks another. There are multiple health benefits from all of the nutrients that exist in fruits and vegetables. Since  Read More

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is fruits have fat

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Fruits are composed primarily of carbohydrates. Fresh, frozen, dried, canned, and 100% fruit juices do not contain fat unless other ingredients containing fat are added to them. The only exception would be  Read More

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I live alone and hate wasting food so I tend to eat out more often than there a site that I can find how to shop and cook for one person…thanks

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

I know this can be very difficult to learn how to adjust to cooking for one person. However, instead of eating out try some of these helpful tips:

  1. Determine the number of serving of a recipe and divide it  Read More
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what are the best fruits for people on low salt diet? is it raisin or carrot/

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

The majority of fruits and vegetables are considered low salt or salt-free foods! Therefore, sodium restricted diets do not restrict the intake of fruits and vegetables. They actually promote the consumption  Read More

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My computer won’t play your fruits and vegetables videos. Do you not have recipes, etc. in any form of print. I need ideas for kiwifruit.

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Kiwis are a great, simple, nutritious snack that are packed full of potassium, fiber vitamin C and K. They are so versatile! Since kiwis are generally not cooked you could cut them in half and enjoy them by  Read More

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5 days ou of the week I have a smoothie which consist of a serving of ea. blueberries, banana, mango, and 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Could I count this as 4 servings of fruit?

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

One serving of fruit is equivalent of ½ cup of fresh/frozen/canned fruit, ¼ cup of dried fruit, and 4 oz (½ cup) of fruit juice [See Our Visual Fruit & Veggie Serving Reference]. From my calculations you  Read More
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I eat a lot of fruts and vegs I have family who has a history of heart disease do u think if i keep this up I will reduce my chances of geting heart diease

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Fruits and vegetables as part of a balanced diet low in total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. Since fruits and vegetables are naturally low in  Read More
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My daughter eats a lot of fruits and veggies, which is great, but I have been reading that you can have too much beta-carotene from this. Her palms are turning slightly yellow, which is a sign of too much beta-carotene. So I am starting to incorporate other foods that have less of this nutrient. How long does it take for the slight color on her palms to resolve itself? Thanks for your help, it’s greatly appreciated.

Monday, March 8th, 2010

It is great that your daughter loves fruits and vegetables! This is a barrier many mothers struggle with. You may know beta-carotene is a form of vitamin A. As for the yellowing of her skin, you are correct  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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