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What's healthier—fresh, dried or frozen fruit?

"Eat more fruit and vegetables" is one of the most common recommendations we hear when we're encouraged to eat healthily. But when it comes to eating more fruit, we get mixed messages about how healthy fruit really is.

Sep 20, 2017
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Should you replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?

We know Australians are consuming too much sugar. The latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show 52% of the population are consuming more than is recommended, and this is affecting weight and dental health.

Sep 12, 2017
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Brown-bagging it? Think outside the box

(HealthDay)—At lunchtime, it's easy to fall into a rut. To jazz up this midday meal for your kids or yourself, take some brown-bagging tips from a registered dietitian.

Sep 10, 2017
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Fruit

The term fruit has different meanings dependent on context, and the term is not synonymous in food preparation and biology. Fruits are the means by which flowering plants disseminate seeds, and the presence of seeds indicates that a structure is most likely a fruit, though not all seeds come from fruits.

No single terminology really fits the enormous variety that is found among plant fruits. The term 'false fruit' (pseudocarp, accessory fruit) is sometimes applied to a fruit like the fig (a multiple-accessory fruit; see below) or to a plant structure that resembles a fruit but is not derived from a flower or flowers. Some gymnosperms, such as yew, have fleshy arils that resemble fruits and some junipers have berry-like, fleshy cones. The term "fruit" has also been inaccurately applied to the seed-containing female cones of many conifers.

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