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How can I get my daily fruit when most of the year a lot of the fruit isn't even in season?

How can I get my daily fruit when most of the year a lot of the fruit isn't even  in season?

Imports: Most of the time grocery stores can get different produce nearly year round. Remember the southern hemisphere has their seasons opposite those in north america. Adequate storage and refrigeration can help extend shelf life. Sure you can only get fresh local produce in season, but canned, frozen and even dried fruit is better than no fruit. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Why is it EVERYTIME after I eat I get EXTREMELY fatigued an get headaches? I can eat just fruit & get like this..or a plain non-seasoned steak?

Why is it EVERYTIME after I eat I get EXTREMELY fatigued an get headaches? I can eat just fruit & get like this..or a plain non-seasoned steak?

Fatigue : This sounds like a metabolic condition affecting the energy cycles in the body. You should be evaluated and have labs drawn to make sure your metabolism isn't the cause of your fatigue. Eating regular meals should give you energy, not fatigue you. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When allergy season is around should I stay away from fruits that cross react like bananas, melons? I'm ok on other days when allergies aren't bad

When allergy season is around should I stay away from fruits that cross react like bananas, melons? I'm ok on other days when allergies aren't bad

OAS: OAS= oral allergy syndrome, also known as pollen food allergy syndrome. Allergy to pollen can cause oral itching when eating cross-reacting raw fruits and veggies, worse on days when pollen is high. OAS symptoms usually limited to mouth but some patients feel throat discomfort/tingling/itching. Don't necessarily need to avoid those foods, but be aware of your symptoms, take benadryl (diphenhydramine) if needed. ...Read more

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Can you please list fruit and vegetable alternatives to unhealthy foods?

Can you please list fruit and vegetable alternatives to unhealthy foods?

Any fruits and veg: Eliminating unhealthy foods is a great idea. Try making an open face sandwich of toasted bread, half an avocado and some oil and vinegar. Eat a sliced apple with almond butter. Use apple slices instead of crackers to eat spreads. Try a black bean burger instead of a hamburger. Bake tofu with pesto spread on top. ...Read more

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I would like to know if you can give me a reliable and comprehensive list of foods, including vegetables and fruits, that will not cause gas and bloating. I looked on line, but the lists all seem to conflict with each other. Thank you?

I would like to know if you can give me a reliable and comprehensive list of foods, including vegetables and fruits, that will not cause gas and bloating. I looked on line, but the lists all seem to conflict with each other.  Thank you?

Trial and error: Different people get varying amounts of gassiness with various foods and drinks, because for example different people... have different digesting abilities, eat at different speeds and different quantities, encounter no standard ingredients list for most of the world's foods, take different medications, etc... A list of FODMAPS is at: https://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/ ...Read more

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For long time sex in bed Wat to do for that any vegetables to eat or any fruit s to eat ?

For long time sex in bed Wat to do for that any vegetables to eat or any fruit s to eat 
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Sexual health: The only dietary advice you need is a well rounded healthy diet which includes fruits, vegetables,nuts and no excess of alcohol. It's a good idea to lower your intake of sweets and fatty foods. Regular exercise and healthy sleep habits help. ...Read more

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Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Ginger: Ginger is a spice but would be more consider a root vegetable. ...Read more

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Are organic fruits and vegetables better?

Are organic fruits and vegetables better?

Depends: The answer depends on what you measure. If you are concerned that modern farming is bad for soil and the pesticides and chemicals used may have effects not yet known or acknowledged, then yes, better for the planet. If you compare nutrition value, conventional thinking says no, growing evidence says yes. ...Read more

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Why are organic fruits and vegetables so expensive?

Why are organic  fruits and vegetables so expensive?

More expensive 2grow: Organic food has to meet stricter regulation, and farming tends to be small scale. But if you were to include all the actual costs of conventional methods, like pollution, erosion and healthcare for exposed workers, organic food would be seen as the bargain! ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to all fruits and vegetables?

Is it possible to be allergic to all fruits and vegetables?

Unlikely: Although certain fruits or vegetable share common allergens, it is highly unlikely that anyone can be allergic to all. For example, people allergic to ragweed may have problem with banana, melon, and cantaloupe. People allergic to birch pollen may react to apple, pear etc. ...Read more

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I'm aware that fruits and vegetables are good but what are the best kinds?

I'm aware that fruits and vegetables are good but what are the best kinds?

A wide mix of colors: If your select from a rainbow of colors you are getting in a good mix of nutrients and enzymes. ...Read more

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Which fruit/vegitable give me vitmine b12?

Which fruit/vegitable give me vitmine b12?

None: Sourses of B12 are meat, poultry, shelfish, milk and milk products. Seeweed may also contains some b12. ...Read more

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What can I put in a vegetable fruit drink?

How about: Mustard greens, beet greens, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach, swiss chard, beets, peppers, tomatoes, chilies, cilantro, celery, apples, pears, oranges, tangerines, sprouts, bannanas, strawberries, kiwi, blue berries, black berries, raspberries, pineapple etc. ...Read more

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What fruits/vegetables give the most energy?

What fruits/vegetables give the most energy?

Ones that you eat: All fruits & vegetables are good for you. Some are better than others. For instance, we're less likely to recommend starchy ones like potatoes but they're probably ok in moderation. Important thing is to eat lots of different colored ones daily, at least 4-5 servings of each. Brightly colored & deeply colored ones are full of vitamins & minerals. Actual fruit & veggies better than commercial juice. ...Read more

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Can i mix vegetables and fruits for smoothies?

Can i mix vegetables and fruits for smoothies?

Mix Away!: Smoothies are a great way to get the daily recommended number of fruit and vegetable servings! fresh baby spinach is a mild-flavored vegetable and goes well with all fruit. I recommend a smoothie starting with baby spinach and a ripe banana. From there, add another fruit, ice and water. Frozen berries, pineapple chunks, peach or mango are all very good. ...Read more

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Can any vegetables or fruits contain cholesterol?

Can any vegetables or fruits contain cholesterol?

No: Plant foods do not contain cholesterol. Cholesterol is from animal origin only. ...Read more

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What vegetables or fruits will increase my height?

What vegetables or fruits will increase my height?

None: If you are a six year old and don't eat properly your height may suffer.If you are a 23 yo who quit growing 6 years ago nothing you eat/drink and no exercise or stretching device will increase your height. ...Read more

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Can you eat fruits and vegetables when on ketosis?

Can you eat fruits and vegetables when on ketosis?

FruitsNo, VeggiesYes: Most fruits=high sugar, thus avoid or you won't stay in ketosis to improve health & keep stored body fat ?. A few ?GI fruits & most veggies with very ?simple starch (i.e. avoid below ground veggies & corn), thus ?glycemic index & load (index x quantity), all OK/good. The big key is HFLC foods, of natural origin, non- or very-minimally processed. Study: http://goo.gl/02iz6i & http://goo.gl/JH8XBX ...Read more

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Is it safe to go on an all fruit and vegetable diet?

Is it safe to go on an all fruit and vegetable diet?

NO: All fruit and vegetables doesn't provide a source of complete protein. In order to get protein, you need beans, legumes, nuts and grains. Your diet as you suggested would be deficient in protein and the body couldn't repair itself without protein. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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