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Can you please provide a detailed list of what vegetables are the most tasty raw? I want to add more vegetables to my diet and thought they would be a good snack but I don’t want to tire of the same thing every day.Thank you.

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
Most fruits and vegetables are delicious raw. Some, such as artichokes, may be too tough to consume raw, but can still be eaten raw if you choose. Fruits and veggies are an excellent snack choice! To  Read More
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what is the description of the pearl onion

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
A pearl onion, sometimes referred to a boiler, baby onion, or button onion, is a small and round vegetable related to leeks and the bulb onion. This type of onion is small (about 1 inch) with a whitish bulb. Try our Peas & Pearl Onion w/ Tarragon recipe!
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Dear Sir or, Madam,I am a secondry diabetic most fruits I cant eat even though I love them, I am alittle over weight but perhaps 1/2 stone.I love lemons, limes, and grapefruit, will they effect my sugar reading?Thank YouJohn

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
It is a common misconception that diabetics should not consume fruits. However, this is untrue. Although fruits are composed of sugar, it is easily digested by the body, as oppose to sugar from cakes,  Read More
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I’m a fifth grader and I’m using this info for a science project. Can you answer these questions:?Will different plastic food containers or bags matter in keeping berries fresh??Are plastic bags (Hefty, Ziploc) better than hard plastic containers to keep berries fresh? ?What?s the best way to keep berries fresh??How many days does the average berry last??What is the temperature can berries last the longest in?

Sunday, February 6th, 2011
In general, berries should be stored in the refrigerator, unwashed and in their original container for up to 1 week (7 days). The recommended temperature of a refrigerator should be between 35 and 38  Read More
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Why at the bottom of the recipes it says that it has not been reviewed to meet CDC standards ?

Sunday, February 6th, 2011
Our Fruits & Veggies—More Matters recipes meet our strict nutrition guidelines that correlate with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) standards. The other recipes that are not classified as Fruits &  Read More
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I am looking for statistics on the number of servings of vegetables children are getting each day and how far this is off from what they should be getting.Thanks!Elizabeth

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
According to our 2010 State of the Plate Report:

 

Overall, children are eating 1.49 cups of fruits/veggies/day

  • Children ages 2-5 are eating 0.8 cups of fruit and 0.5 cups of veggies
  • Children ages 6-12  Read More
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What is the K amount in a serving of Pummelo?Thanks,Cindy

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
Pummelos do not contain vitamin K or potassium (also abbreviated K).  Visit our Best of: Potassium list for fruit and vegetables that are good sources of potassium. Vitamin K is present in leafy greens  Read More
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