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What fruits and vegetables are high in potassium?

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
 

Q. in which fruits and vegetable have more potassium

 

A. Vegetable juice, tomato/tomato products, potatoes (sweet and white), peanut butter, milk, prunes, mangoes,  Read More

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What fruits and vegetables should I eat to have a good sex life?

Monday, December 15th, 2014
 

Q. what fruits and vegetables should be eaten for good sex life

 

A. Fruits and vegetables offer a variety of nutrients that fuel the body in many  Read More

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How do I get picky eaters to try different foods?

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
 

Q. My grandchildren only eat meat, also don’t want to taste anything. 2 years and 4 years.

 

A. Having picky eaters is normal. Children learn about foods in a variety  Read More

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What is the red coloring around the “eyes” of yukon gold potatoes?

Friday, December 12th, 2014
 

Q. What is the red coloring on Yukon gold potatoes around the “eyes”? thank you!

 

A. The pink/red color around the eyes of Yukon gold potatoes is a  Read More

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How nutritious is spaghetti squash?

Sunday, November 30th, 2014
 

Q. How many calories, carbs, sugar, is in spaghetti squash?

 
 

A. One cup of spaghetti squash has 40 calories, 10 grams of carbohydrates, and 4 grams of sugar. Spaghetti squash is fat free and one  Read More

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How many fruits and vegetables should be in my diet?

Saturday, November 29th, 2014
 

Q. My diet should include 1/3 raw fruits and veggies. How is 1/3 measured?

 
 

A. The US Dietary Guidelines recommend that you fill half your plate with fruits and  Read More

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Where can I purchase cardoons?

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
 

Q. Hello, I am looking for cleaned, frozen and packaged cardoons to batter and fry. Can you please tell me if you know of cardoons sold this way at any grocery store or on line? Thank you.

 
 

A. Fresh  Read More

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How many fruits and vegetables should I eat in a day?

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
 

Q. How much vegetables and fruit should I eat?

 
 

A. The amount of fruits and vegetables recommended is dependent upon your age, sex and physical activity level. To make things simple, aim to fill half  Read More

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What fruits and vegetables help prevent constipation?

Sunday, November 16th, 2014
 

Q. What are the fruit or vegetable, that best help prevent constipation?

 

A. All fruits and vegetables contain some degree of fiber which helps to prevent constipation. Fruits and veggies with edible  Read More

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Do you provide coupons for your products?

Sunday, November 16th, 2014
 

Q. How can I get coupons for your products? My husband is retired and we are on a limited income. Recently our daughter and grand daughter had to move back in and things are really tough here. Please, can  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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