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Is just picked fruit better than fruit that has been sitting in cold storage?
Question By: Ann, Posted on: Apr 9, 2016
Q. What, if any, is the nutritional difference between fruit ripened on the tree or vine and fruit picked and then shipped great distances to ripen on the trip or in the store? A. The nutritional value of produce depends on many different factors, including ... Read More
Where does Fruits & Veggies More Matters grow corn?
Question By: Zeena Hemmings, Posted on: Apr 5, 2016
Q. Where does this organization grow corn? A. Fruits and Veggies More Matters is an educational program only. We do not grow fruit and vegetables for sale. ... Read More
Is healthy fiber lost when making smoothies or juicing?
Question By: Killy, Posted on: Mar 29, 2016
Q. Does juicing/smoothies make insoluble fiber making it useless? A. Only if the fiber is removed from the juice/smoothie is it useless; the actual physical process of blending does not make the fiber useless. It is recommended that only about half of your f... Read More
What are the benefits of eating dragon fruit?
Question By: Mary, Posted on: Mar 23, 2016
Q. I do not see the health benefits of dragon fruit. A. Dragon fruit is an amazing fruit. However, there is not a lot of research available on this fruit yet that identifies all of its health benefits. A couple of incredible health benefits that we know about dragon f... Read More
What are the five benefits of eating vegetables?
Question By: Ryan , Posted on: Mar 22, 2016
Q. What are the five benefits of eating vegetables? A. There are far greater than five health benefits when vegetables are consumed. For starters, better weight control. Vegetables are a great source of fiber which works to fill you up and most vegetables are a low ca... Read More
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