The nutrient value of fruits and vegetables is the same as 50 years ago. The efficiency and effectiveness of storing and preserving fruits and vegetables has greatly improved over the last 50 years. These Read More
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When are star fruit and dragon fruit sold in food lion stores? I looked in the store today and was told they didn’t have them. I looked on the food lion website and it said they were available year-round.Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
The types of fruits and vegetables that are available in stores varies depending on the fruit or vegetables’ availability and their popularity. If it lists online that they have a certain fruit and Read More
As I perform my courier duties on road from 12:30pm to 8:00pm, what r some suggestions 4 snacking I’m tired of apples,grapes,chicken crackers,and sliced oranges?Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
Apples, grapes, and oranges are great snack foods. However, it is always important to try new snacks as well! Here are a few mess-free ideas for you:
my 7 year old son will not eat ANY fruits or vegetables, despite good modeling by parents and many offerings. He eats tomato sauce on pizza, but no raisins, smoothies, veggies arranged in fun ways with dips, etc. I have tried all the tricks, even hiding them in things but he often figures it out. We are not applying huge pressure, but do worry about it. He is also allergic to peanuts, which may make him careful. Do you have any suggestions to get him to eat more heathfully?Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
It is sometimes a struggle to get children to eat their recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. I know that trying to give your children proper nutrition can be frustrating, but don’t give up! The best Read More
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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