Q. My husband has just been told that if he can’t get his blood sugar down with diet he will have to go on medication. He is on Warfarin blood thinner and can’t eat many greens or salads. He has Read More
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Q. How long does canned fruit keep the nutritional levels after opening?
Q. Is V8 (or tomato juice) considered a fruit or a vegetable?
A. Botanically tomatoes are considered a fruit, but since we all use them like vegetables, we put them in the vegetable category.
Q. Is there a safe way to dramatically change the color of a watermelon and serve it a a party without harmful sideeffects?
A. I’ve never heard of any ways to change the color at home. Yellow-fleshed watermelons are coming soon though.
Q. What is the percent of American adults and kids that eat enough fruits?
A. Please check out our Research Section for information about U.S. consumption of both fruits and vegetables.
Q. I bought (chard) for the first time ,what do you do with the leaves ? Is it editable or not?
A. Yes you eat the leaves! I like to sauté them in olive oil with garlic salt. Check out our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Swiss Chard.
Q. I found your general article on potatoes and wanted to know how much iodine is in a Yukon Gold potato (and other varieties of organic potatoes I can buy at Trader Joe’s stores in Seattle. They sell Read More
Q. Is there a difference between ‘dried apricots’ and ‘Turkish apricots’? When a recipe calls for dried apricots, can Turkish apricots be used?
A. Yes, these are interchangeable. Turkish apricots are Read More
Q. What are the best foods to eat for asthma,COPD, and heart conditions?
A. There is possible evidence that eating fruit and vegetables can help lower the risk of developing asthma or COPD, but note Read More
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