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There is a Magic Palette that was send to our school . my question is how can we get more books for our school? I hope we can get them in a low cost because our Families come from low-income please let me know thank you.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

I do not believe we would be the best organization to help you out with getting more books. However, it is important to emphasize how healthy meals—abundant in fruits and veggies—can be affordable on  Read More

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Hello Doc,Just wanted to know the fruits that are rich in magnesium. Searched a few websites but couldn’t find the right source.

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Some of the best food sources of magnesium come from nuts, beans, and spinach. Our Best of: Magnesium list gives a list of several of the fruits and vegetables that are good sources of magnesium. The  Read More

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carborhydrates in canned fruit-what percentage is the fruit and what percentage is the juice in the can? If you do not eat the juice will that cut rating of carbohydrates in half?…cvb

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Almost. Typically a fill ratio is about 60% fruit and 40% juice/syrup. If you don’t drink the juice/syrup then you can subtract about 40% of the carbohydrates. For example, in a 60-calorie cup, with 15  Read More

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Hi, I currently live in Tucson Arizona and I am trying to make a practice of shopping at the Farmer’s Market every weekend. Could you please provide me a list a IN-Season Tucson Veggies and fruits? Thank you so much

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

We do not currently offer a regional seasonal listing but we do offer a broad in-season fruit and vegetable list. This article may help you out.

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Do fruits and/or veggies that seem tasteless have as much nutritional value as those that taste great?

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Well, that’s an interesting question!  Many vitamins/minerals don’t have a “taste” so the answer would be yes.  Your best bet to get all of your nutrient needs is to eat a rainbow of colors and a  Read More

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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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