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why to use tomato more in our diet

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamins A and C and a good source of vitamin K and potassium. Visit our nutrient data sheet to learn why these vitamins and minerals are essential for your body and try our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Tomatoes!
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meals with a (1200) calorie intake.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Our Weekly Healthy Menu ideas provide balanced diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables, plus they meet the daily recommendations for a 2,000 calorie diet. There are over 40 menus to choose from! Adjust  Read More
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what four group category does peanut fall under

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
Peanuts fall into the protein group. This includes beans, beef, seafood, and poultry too! Visit our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Nuts list for new ways to eat peanuts and try them in our Roasted Chicken in Peanut Mole recipe.
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I am the health promotion coordinator for our new organized health mininstry and I am planning a calendar of events, and I see that September is Fruit and Veggie More Matter Month and would like to have material to present to our faith-base community on fruits and veggies, planning and shopping, cooking, getting kids involved and healthy resources available.

Monday, July 25th, 2011
I am so glad that you are going to celebrate Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month! We have tons of education materials available in our catalog and on our website. We also have a special educators section  Read More
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The table for daily intake of veggies and fruits does not specify if the amounts are the minimum or maximum necessary for good healht.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011
This table shows the minimum daily recommendation of fruits and vegetables that research has shown to decrease many of the leading causes of death, disorders, and to provide your body with the vitamins,  Read More
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Should you eat fruit on an empty stomach?

Thursday, July 21st, 2011
Fruit can be eaten at any time of day! All fruits are great as a snack, as a side dish or as part of a main dish. Visit our recipe database for easy recipes for all of your favorite fruits!
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How’s would you classify nuts for categorizing — plant parts we eat — project 4th graders?

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
Nuts would be considered part of the protein group on the food pyramid. They are considered a plant source of protein. Visit MyPlate to learn more about the food groups and try our P.A.C.K Program with your child’s 4th grade class! I hope this answers your question!
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I’m allergic to all types of nuts. I like and can eat sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Do you have any info on their nutritional value?

Monday, July 18th, 2011
A serving of sunflower seeds (1/4 cup) is an excellent source of protein, vitamin E, folate, copper, magnesium, phosphorous, and selenium, and a good source of fiber, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, and zinc.  Read More
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I saw this great “wheel” that showed fruits on one side, veggies on the other, with info about each. Do you know where I could get more of those?

Monday, July 18th, 2011
The wheel you are referring to is our Fruits & Veggies Produce Wheel. The Fruits & Veggies Produce Wheel contains selection, storage and nutritional information for 25 of the most popular fruits and veggies! Check out our produce wheel as well as other useful materials in our catalog.
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When are eggplant and beets ready to harvest? How will I know?

Sunday, July 17th, 2011
Beets: Beets are really a matter of personal preference when it comes to the right size for harvesting. They are ready any time after you see the beets shoulders protruding at the soil line. It usually  Read More
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