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What is the exchange value for a serving of corn?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

According to the American Diabetes Association: Exchange Lists for Diabetes, ½ cup of corn, or ½ a cob of corn (5 oz) is equal to one starch exchange. Try our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Corn ideas!

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Hello, What is the nutritional value of soda?

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Soda offers very little nutritional value. For example for almost the same amount of calories in and 8 oz regular soda, you can drink 8 oz of 100% orange juice and spare 26 grams of added sugar! As a plus,  Read More

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What fruits should not be stored together.

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Certain fruits produce ethylene, a gas that speeds up the ripening process. To reduce unnecessary spoilage of your produce, do not store ethylene producing fruits and vegetables with those that are  Read More

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Can you send me a beginers healthy shopping list?

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Our Well-Stocked Pantry list offers a great starting place! Also read our helpful guide to navigating the grocery store. When it comes to healthy eating remember that focus your meals around all forms—fresh, frozen, canned, dried & 100% juice—of fruits and veggies!

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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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