Q. Dear Dr. Pivonka,I learned recently you can eat the skin of the acorn squash. Martha Stewart even has a recipe for baked acorn squash where she says eat the skin too. I tried it once and it’s not Read More
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Q. Hello, I am a student at Bioscience High school and I am doing a project on obesity, and one of the questions I stumbled upon were the potential ethical dilemas posed by obesity. If you could please Read More
Q. Is there a resource I can use to help plan healthy low carbohydrates meals for older adults with diabetes?
A. Diabetes based diets need to be Read More
Q. My 17 year-old son does’nt eat enogh fruits and veggies………….What are the negative results of 2-3 veggie(and fruits) a day diet….I eat Read More
Q. What are some of the basic fruits besides watermelon??
A. A ‘basic’ fruit is hard to define. What some people enjoy on a regular basis, others may not due to taste, texture, and even cost Read More
Q. after picking fresh peaches can they be washed then stored in fridge — how long?
A. Wait to wash fresh fruit until you are ready to use it. Fruit has a natural preservative (that dusty look that Read More
Q. Where can I find menu planning for fatty liver diet.
A. Fatty liver can be associated with a variety of diseases and therefore diets should be based on individual needs. Consult with your doctor or Read More
Q. What are good things to eat when pregnant? I’ve seen several tips and tricks, but I want to know what is the absolute healthiest, for both the mother and the baby?
A. Pregnant women should eat a Read More
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