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Monday, March 13th, 2017
 

Q. Are leafy veggies when fried as good for you when you boil them?

 

A. Although boiling is a common method for preparing vegetables, this method may reduce the nutrient content  Read More

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Monday, March 13th, 2017

Yes, I know I’m one week early, but since we changed the clocks yesterday to “spring” forward, I’m ready to launch into a new season!  This time of year is perfect for fresh, new meal  Read More

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Saturday, March 11th, 2017
 

Q. What is the reccommended amount of sugar per day per person and how to keep under limit eating fruit.

 

A. The 2015—2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends  Read More

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Friday, March 10th, 2017
 

Q. Hello,My snack for the day include 1 red apple, 2 small bell peppers, about 20 baby carrots, and 1 small bosc pear. Is that too much? What about the sugar contents in these  Read More

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
 

Q. Do the vitamin C values listed on your food “label” refer to raw, uncooked vegetables? If it is a vegetable that  Read More

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
 

Q. How do I explain simply to my kids, why its phytochemicals are important and they should have lots of color on their plate.Thank  Read More

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