Sunday, March 21, 2010

Q&A

Latest question from foodpicker.org...

Q: I have pre-diabetes and am trying to lose weight. How many servings of fruit and veggies should I have each day?

A: According to the United States Department of Agriculture, using the mypyramind guildines, daily recommendations for fruits and vegetables vary according to your sex and age.
Follow the links below to see where you fall...
Vegetable Servings
Fruit Servings
Keep in mind that different fruits and vegetables equal different serving sizes. For example, a 1 small apple= 1 serving of fruit and so does a 1/2 of a large (about 6'' long) banana.

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