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Can the acid in apples cause bladder infections?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Q. How acidic are apples a friend told me that eating an apple everyday can cause bladder infection symptoms in woman 60 years plus

A. Apples are slightly acidic. Acidity has actually been shown to prevent  Read More

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How do fruits and vegetables promote physical activity?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Q. How do fruits and vegetables promote physical activity?

 

 A. Fruits and vegetables provide your body with the nutrients it needs during and after a work out. Many people understand the importance of  Read More

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I can’t eat onions, garlic or dairy. Do you have any recipes without those items?

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Q. Do you have any good vegetable recipes without onion, garlic or dairy? I can’t eat any of those foods, and so many recipes contain onion and garlic.

 

A. Onions and garlic are two of the most commonly  Read More

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My 4 year old eats lots of oranges and mangos is it ok? And how much fruit is to much.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Q. My 4 year old eats lots of oranges and mangos is it ok? And how much fruit is to much.

 

A. That is great that your four year old loves fruits! Keep encouraging them to eat their fruit and introduce new  Read More

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How do I make tomato sauce from scratch using fresh tomatoes?

Monday, July 15th, 2013
 

Here is one simple recipe I use:

1 Tbsp olive oil 4 pounds ripe tomatoes, cored Small yellow onion, finely diced 3 garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons chopped  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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