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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

 

Q. How many fruits and veggies do my husband and I need to eat each day? We are both in our 50’s and I am 50lbs over weight, he is not. We both have major health issues over 20  Read More

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Monday, January 30th, 2017

 

Q. If I can’t eat grapefruit can I eat a red pummalo from South Asia ?

 

A. The pummelo, also known as shaddock, is a cross between a grapefruit and an orange and therefore  Read More

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Monday, January 30th, 2017

One of the few things I like about winter is the fact that citrus fruit is in season, budget friendly, and at its peak of flavor.  I think it’s Mother Nature’s way of adding a little sunshine into  Read More

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Sunday, January 29th, 2017

 

Q. are cara cara oranges and grapefruit the some

 

A. Although cara cara navel oranges and grapefruit have a pink interior, they are not the same variety.  The bright pink interior  Read More

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Friday, January 27th, 2017

 

Q. I know technically tomatoes are a fruit but listed as a vegetable. Do they provide dietary benefits of a fruit?

 

A. While many fruits and vegetables have similar vitamins, minerals and  Read More

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Friday, January 27th, 2017

 

Q. My daughter suffers daily with chronic pain from her teeth. The dentist has not found the problem. Ear nose and throat spe t and neurologist have not found the  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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