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Is store bought salsa a good source of nutrition.

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Salsa can be made with a variety of fruits and vegetables. Most salsas include tomatoes, making them a good source of vitamin A and potassium. When it comes to store bought salsa, however, be conscious of  Read More

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Should I be concerned about pesticides in frozen fruits and vegetables ? I am trying to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into my diet for health reasons, and this is a huge concern for me. Are mixing veggies and fruits into smoothies healthful ?

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Some have expressed concern that pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables cause adverse health effects, but little evidence supports this. In fact, see just how many fruits and vegetables you would need  Read More

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