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What fruits & vegetables should someone with diverticulitis avoid?

Monday, February 24th, 2014
 

Q. my husband has diverticulitis and he just got out of the hospital. what fruits and vegetables will be good for him to eat and which are to be avoided? thx

 

A. You should ask your husband’s doctor  Read More

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How long can fresh ginger root be stored and how do you store it?

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
 

Q. HOW LONG CAN FRESH GINGER ROOT BE STORED AND HOW?

 

A. Store ginger root tightly wrapped in a paper towel or plastic wrap (or put into a plastic bag) in the refrigerator for 2–3 weeks. Storage: Ginger Root

 
 
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What vegetables cause gas?

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
 

Q. would like a list of vegetables that are known to cause gas.thank you

 

A. Adding more fiber to your diet from fruit, vegetables, beans, or whole grains can cause temporary gas that may decrease over  Read More

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How does the nutrition in canned fruits & veggies compare to fresh?

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
 

Q. Does canned fruits/vegetables have the same nutritional value as fresh fruit/vegetables?

 

A. When it comes to good nutrition, all forms of fruits  Read More

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Are there studies that show eating fruits and vegetables improves your health or reduces your risk of diabetes or heart disease?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
 

Q. Are there studies that show eating fruits and vegetables improves your health or reduces your risk of diabetes or heart disease?

 

A. Fruits and vegetables are helpful in reducing the risk of many  Read More

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What ‘skins’ of fruits can be eaten, and which cannot?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
 

Q. Trying to find out what ‘skins’ of fruits can be eaten, and which cannot? Specifically checking kiwi at this point.

 

A. You CAN eat the skin of kiwi! (If you cut the kiwi into thin slices, then you don’t notice the peel so much.)

 
 
 
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Should you limit the sugar calories you eat each day in fresh fruit?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
 

Q. Should you limit the sugar calories you eat each day in fresh fruit?

 

A. Bottom line is that most people need to eat more fruit each day, not  Read More

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I have read you should eat fruit on an empty stomach. Is that true?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
 

Q. i have read that you should eat fruits on an empty stomach and if not they will rotten in you digestive system. is this truth?

 

A. No, it is not! You can feel good about eating fruit at any time.   Read More

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What is the safest way to transport large amounts of fruits & vegetables?

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
 

Q. Hi,I would like to ask, I purchase fruits and vegetables from the market in huge quantity to supply at different locations. My first location distance is 4 hrs from market. I put fruit and vegetable in  Read More

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How can my husband keep his blood sugar down?

Sunday, January 26th, 2014
 

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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