Most parents make sure that young children eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. But teens often eat out, making many food choices on their own. This can be concerning to parents, so try these helpful Read More
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We are a small charitable/church food pantry without deep pockets. We were impressed with the extensive list and list of favorite vegetable and fruit found on your web site. Our question is, with limited space, funds and volunteers; is there a way we can rearrange the vegetable and fruit lists from alphabetical to most notorious at the top of the list to least nourishing at the bottom of the list. We understand that all of them are nourishing to some degree or another, however there is no way we can provide the bulk of those listed. We are trying to do the same with meat with no success. Thank you.Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
As you stated, each fruit and vegetable provides its only unique combination of nutrients. While some fruits and vegetables provide a large variety of vitamins and minerals than others, all are equally as Read More
Why are carrots often included in chicken dishes. Is it because they taste good or is there another reasonFriday, October 14th, 2011
Carrots are a great accessory to any dish because of their sweet taste (especially after cooking)! There is not a particular reason that carrots are often included with chicken, but since they are so Read More
Is there research that shows that the fruits and vegetables are most nutrient dense right when they’re picked, and their nutriants degrade the longer their stored?Monday, October 10th, 2011
The efficiency and effectiveness of storing and preserving fruits and vegetables has greatly improved over the decades. These improvements have helped to keep fruits and vegetables at their highest nutrient Read More
According to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, when freezing bell peppers:
- Select crisp, tender peppers.
- Cut out stems and cut peppers in half.
- Remove seeds and membrane — save time by Read More
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