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Doctor insights on: Organic Fruit

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Is it safe to wash then freeze organic fruit from the farm?

Is it safe to wash then freeze organic fruit from the farm?

Yes: Any fruit, organic or not, can be cleaned and then frozen for later use. Once frozen, they are safe from any contamination although they might get freezer burn (which is a form of drying out) if kept too long. ...Read more

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Have i done my children more harm than good by feeding them non organic fruit and veg?

Have i done my children more harm than good by feeding them non organic fruit and veg?

Not that I can see: The crucial thing for your child's nutrition is to get healthy food in. Fruits and veggies are very healthy and it's great that you are feeding them to your kids. I would worry less about food being organic or not and more about ensuring they aren't overloading on processed foods, carbonated beverages, salt and sugar. They really need to learn what foods are good and eating in moderation. ...Read more

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Do I need to disinfect my refrigerator if I buy organic fruit and veggies?

Do I need to disinfect my refrigerator if I buy organic fruit and veggies?

No: Why? What do organic vegetables have to do with that? If you grow veggies in your back yard, do you disinfect your fridge then? Just wash them as any other veggies. The non-organic veggies are coated with pesticides and some herbicides (for weeds), not anti-bacterials. Organic veggies have none of that. ...Read more

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Strawberry allergy to conventional fruit or organic also?

Strawberry allergy to conventional fruit or organic also?

The same allergen: Whether a fruit is organic or not, does not matter for conventional food allergies. The allergen in the fruit will be the same. Bottomline, always avoid the fruit you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Lichi fruit diet?

Lichi fruit diet?

Not advisable.: When patients that come to me asking about certain diets, i turn the questioning around and ask them, "could you safely participate in this diet for your entire life?" should you eat a lichi diet for the rest of your life? If it's not safe for the rest of your life, what makes it safe for 2 weeks or 2 months. The best diet is one you can apply to your eating habits life long. ...Read more

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Eat date fruit for sex?

Eat date fruit for sex?

????: I do not know what you are asking, but there are no magic fruits to eat that will make sex better. ...Read more

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Is quince an Allergic fruit?

Is quince an Allergic fruit?

Could be: Any food can cause an allergy in a person. If you have symptoms every time you eat it, then you might be allergic or intolerant of the substance. If your symptoms go away when you don't eat it, that tells you that the particular food (quince in your case) is the culprit. ...Read more

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How much fruit should I eat

How much fruit should I eat

Ad lib.: Fruit is great, and should be included in as many meals as possible. Fruit is generally a low-calorie, high-fiber addition to any meal. Berries in a salad, an apple with a sandwich, dried fruit in breakfast cereal. ...Read more