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Many if not all enzymes and phyto-nutrients are temperature sensitive and are destroyed and degraded in the cooking or steaming process. So why is it that not more emphasis is placed on eating fruits and vegetables raw? Fruits and vegetables can be eaten raw in salads. Beans, legumes and grains can be sprouted and eaten without cooking. There are several recipe books in print with delicious meals all prepared raw…yet we seem to think there is nothing wrong with destroying the enzymes and phyto-nutrients through the cooking process..Why?? It’s been proven that most chronic disease disappear once one adopts a raw food diet.

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
This is true that some of the nutrients and phytochemicals are destroyed when they are exposed to high heat. However, some nutrients actually are more readily absorbed by the body after being cooked. For  Read More
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Which is the better fruit

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
This is a great question! However, one fruit is not superior to another fruit. Each fruit and vegetable has a unique make-up of vitamin, minerals and phytochemicals that makes them all equally beneficial to  Read More
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so, providing canned fruits for my daughter is healthy? she really loves fruits, and if I don’t have the time to buy fresh fruits, canned fruits are all I have at home. The fruit cups like delmonte is healthy? Please advise!

Saturday, September 4th, 2010
All forms of fruits and veggies are good for you! This includes canned as well as fresh, frozen, dried and 100% juice. Therefore, giving your daughter canned fruit is a healthy option. When it comes to  Read More
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i was talking with one of my co workers and i was telling her that i had saw some black spots on some of the tomatoes, she said that it was somthing called blite so we were trying to find out how to keep my tomatoes form getting blite? and i’d like to know what it is.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
There are three different types of tomato blight. However, since this is occurring on your tomatoes during late August/early September, the black spots on your tomatoes are most likely a disease known as  Read More
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What are some of the causes of multiple tooth decay suddenly in young adults 20 something?

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
Tooth decay can occur at any age. It can occur whenever food remains on the teeth after eating. The food that is left on the teeth is eaten by bacteria which produces an acid. This acid combines with food  Read More
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my grand daughter, age9, does not like fruits or veggies…she is putting on weight. She is a carnivore and bread eater. Have tried introducing many healthy choices but to no avail.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
There is no doubt about it, children can be very hard to feed! I know that you may be concerned about your daughter gaining weight, but during this time of her life it is important for you to encourage her  Read More
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I LOVE fruits

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
That’s wonderful! We do too! Try our Top 10 Fruit Snacks!
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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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