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What are ‘free’ foods other than vegetables?

Friday, June 17th, 2016
 

Q. Could you give me examples of free foods? Hoping to find something other than fresh veggies.

 

A. Fruits and vegetables are the best foods you can eat if you are seeking low fat, low calorie  Read More

 

What happens if you don’t eat vegetables?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
 

Q. What happens to a person if they don’t eat vegetables?

 

A. Consuming fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk for heart diseases, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, and  Read More

 

What vegetables can be eaten on nurtrisystem and consumed with Coumadin?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
 

Q. What vegetables can be eaten on Nutrisystem if you are on the drug Coumadin

 

A. Vitamin K is responsible for activating certain clotting  Read More

 

What fruits can be eaten on nutrisystem?

Monday, June 13th, 2016
 

Q. What fruits can be eaten on Nutrisystem?

 

A. Nutrisystem is a diet plan focused on portion control. Contact a specialist at Nutritsystem for help. We recommend that you eat  Read More

 

What fruits and vegetables are high in carbohydrates?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
 

Q. What fruits and vegetables are highest in carbohydrates?

 

A. Carbohydrate content varies depending on the fruit or vegetable. Our website has quick nutrition charts  Read More

 

How do I order fruit and vegetable brochures?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
 

Q. I need to order more of the Fruits and veggies more matters brochures for CACFP training. I cannot find where to order this resource.

 

A. Produce for Better Health  Read More

 

Are avocado seeds nutritious to eat?

Saturday, May 28th, 2016
 

Q. What are the specific nutritional values of an avocado seed? Is it safe to consume (there are many recent claims of its nutritional value)?

 

A. It is currently recommended to not  Read More

 

What fruits and vegetables contain limolene?

Friday, May 27th, 2016
 

Q. Hi, can you tell me what fruit and vegetables to avoid that have limonene in them? I know to avoid citrus fruits, but know of nothing else.

 

A. . Limonene is found in many  Read More

 

Where Can I Buy Jackfruit?

Saturday, May 21st, 2016
 

Q. Where is jackfruit sold in Washington, D.C.?

 

A. I would check Asian markets. They may carry fresh and/or canned.

 
 
 
 

What are flavorful alternatives to salt?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
 

Q. My question is what fruit and veggie is best for your heart and what salt is best to use in seasoning your food?

 

A. All fruits (and vegetables) are equally as good for you!   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.Read Her Full Bio

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