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What fruits and vegetables are most popular among ethnic groups?

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
 

Q. Hi. Do you know of any lists of popular fruits and vegetables by race/ethnicity? Thanks

 

A. Fruit and vegetable intake can depend on many variables  Read More

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What is the best way to prepare Kalettes?

Monday, March 14th, 2016
 

Q. I’ve heard of Kalettes, a blend of Brussels sprouts and kale. How does one cook or prepare kalettes?

 

A. Kalettes® or kale sprouts are a combination of Brussels sprouts and  Read More

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What is the best way to store vegetables to maximize nutrients available?

Friday, March 11th, 2016
 

Q. I’m wondering if you would be able to tell me the best way to store vegetables to preserve the most nutrients? I know the sooner you eat  Read More

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How can I get nutrition education materials for Fruits & Veggies-More Matters?

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
 

Q. Would like to get a copy of “fruits”

 

A. Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has discontinued our nutrition education catalog and we therefore no longer have  Read More

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What is the healthiest apple to eat?

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
 

Q. What is the best apple to eat?

 

A. All varieties of apples offer the same nutritional benefits; it’s really a taste preference. This includes being fat free, saturated  Read More

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Will Cara Cara oranges interfere with medication the same way grapefruit does?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
 

Q. My husband cannot eat grapefruit due to his medication. Is the Cara cara orange related? I bought some to try (our daughter’s name is  Read More

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What can be used as healthier salad dressing?

Monday, February 29th, 2016
 

Q. What are a few healthy dressings we can put on our salad for more flavor?

 

A. Any low-fat dressing or a vinaigrette made with olive oil, avocado oil, or  Read More

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What fruits and vegatables don’t contain vitamin C?

Thursday, February 25th, 2016
 

Q. I want to know which fruits and vegetables contains no vitamin C.

 

A. Our current lists provide information on vitamin C content in fruits and vegetables. You would  Read More

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Do Cara Cara navel oranges effect certain medications the way grapefruit does?

Thursday, February 18th, 2016
 

Q. Does Cara Cara effect certain drugs the way grapefruit does? I’m a pharmacist and have been asked that question.

 

A. Cara  Read More

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I crave and eat a lot of romaine lettuce, is this bad?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
 

Q. I constantly crave romaine lettuce and I go out and buy a bag with 3 heads, chop it down, (rinse it) and eat it within a day and a half. I can literally sit  Read More

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