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Which is better in general: fresh vegetables or frozen vegetables

Frozen vegetables are just as good if not better than fresh vegetables at a grocery store, provided that the vegetables are frozen immediately after harvest. There are many online articles that point ...
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Can you achieve nutritional requirements by consuming only organ meat?

Unfortunately, no-one can give you a definitive answer here. As mentioned, there have been cases of diverticulitis in low or no-fibre diets, but it is not known if the lack of fibre was the cause. ...
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Can you achieve nutritional requirements by consuming only organ meat?

Your diet would be exceptionally devoid of vitamin C which exposes you to the risk of scurvy which can occur in 1~3 months, and used to be universally fatal. Death occurs from intracranial ...
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Is consuming fruits and veggies particularly high in fructose unhealthy?

Fructose intake from any source, including fruits, does not seem to be unhealthy until consumed in usual amounts. Fructose intake >100 g/day can increase LDL and triglyceride levels, which are risk ...
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Tomato - from a dietary perspective, is it a fruit or vegitable

The recommended balance between 5 servings of vegetables and 2 servings of fruit is only one of different recommendations, for example, Dietary Guidelines for Americans by U.S. Department of Health ...
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Boiling vegetables for an hour and retention of their nutrients

Minerals are not destroyed by cooking, but a large amount of some minerals, especially potassium, can leak into the boiling water. This can be prevented by steaming - cooking above instead in the ...
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Which of these vegetables are less bloating?

A common cause of bloating is consumption of high amount of soluble fiber, which is fermentable by normal intestinal bacteria, which produce gas. From your list, Brussels's sprouts and avocado have ...
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Carrots of other colors besides orange

Well not only are carrot colors other than orange still good for beta carotene (although some do have considerably less - purple still has an orange core though) things like kale, which are not at all ...
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How to read U.S. Dietary Guidelines Tables?

EDIT: Question: Why the Daily Amount of food from each group does match up to the weekly recommended amounts? Answer: The daily amount is for calories, which means that for individuals who consume 1,...
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