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Nowadays, there is no exact list of fruits which are used in sangria. This is because of the fact that sangria recipe is now being modernized by different people from different places. However, if we are going to follow the traditional sangria which is an alcoholic beverage originating from Portugal and Spain, then we can say that the fruits which go in sangria are as follows:

Sangria contains chopped fruits which can include apple, berries, grape, kiwifruit, lemon, lime, mango, melon, orange, peach and pineapple. Some people make sangria with just apple, lemon, lime and orange. Some also use fruits such as berries, cherries and peaches. Using the given information, fruits that go in sangria will depend on how you would like your sangria to taste, but it should be noted that they should still use one of the abovementioned fruits for a traditional sangria.

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Aside from apples, bananas, blueberries and cantaloupe, there are a few more fruits that dogs can eat. However, just because dogs can eat these fruits does not necessarily mean that it should not be given in moderation.

This is because even though fruits contain vitamins, fiber and potassium, to name a few, some fruits can cause obesity and other health related illness. Here are a few more fruits which you can give your dog: 1) Cranberries can be given but only in small quantities because too much cranberries can lead to an upset stomach, 2) Mangoes can be given to your dog because they contain vitamins A, B6, C and E, but always make sure to remove the hard pit before giving it to your dogs, 3) Oranges because they are source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber, 4) Peaches, 5) Pears, 6) Pineapples, 7) Raspberries, 8) Strawberries, and 9) Watermelon.

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In the recent past the government has taken quite an active role in promoting the benefits of fruits and vegetables. At the forefront of this promotion has been the former first lady Michelle Obama. Michelle has worked with schools and other organizations to try to get healthier foods to children.

There is a big problem in America with childhood obesity and Mrs. Obama has tried to help combat it through heading up programs and educational efforts to show children that fruits and vegetables are the way to go. Many schools have jumped on the bandwagon to promote a healthier lifestyle for children all over the country.

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To answer this question, we have to discuss fruits and vegetables separately. Let’s start with fruits. They are not divided into any specific subgroups but blueberries, cantaloupes, strawberries and watermelons are ranked as fruits which are considered as nutrient-dense fruits. Fruit juices are also considered as part of the fruit group, as well.

The recommend fruit intake for women until the age of 30 and for men of all ages are 2 cups of fruit per day. Now, let’s talk about vegetables. Vegetables are grouped into five subgroups such as dark green, starchy, beans and peas, red and orange vegetables and other vegetables. Women and men until the age of 50 are required to eat 2 1.2 cups and 3 cups of vegetable per day.

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The correct answer to the question: “Who sells fruits and vegetables?” is a greengrocer. Greengrocers are also called fruiterer or a produce market and it is a retail store which sells fruits and vegetables to the public. However, it should be noted that greengrocer is an Australian and British term. Nowadays, fruits and vegetables can also be found in supermarkets being sold by the owner of the store.

For the purpose of answering this question, we need to specifically state whether which place we are talking about. If we are going to talk about the retail trader in fruit and vegetables, we should always remember that greengrocer is a British and Australian term while a vendor will suffice in English term.

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There are a few fruits that comes into mind when we talk about fruits that are good for our eyes. The fruit which tops the list would be carrots because they contain beta carotene, a type of vitamin A which helps our retina and the other parts of our eye for properly function and which also promotes good night vision.

It has been found by different researches that people who eats carrots regularly also lessens their risk of developing cataracts as they grow old. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that carrots are the only fruit which contains beta carotene. There are a few more fruits which contain this kind of antioxidant such as apricots, cantaloupes, mangoes, peaches and winter squash.

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There are a few fruits which are found to have been high in protein. A cup of passion fruit contains 5.2 grams. One pomegranate contains 4.7 grams of protein. One avocado has 4 grams of protein. A slice of jackfruit has 2.8 grams of protein. A cup of mulberries and blackberries both contains 2 grams of protein.

Using the given information, it is truly hard to give an exact answer as to what fruits are high in protein since a cup of one fruit is different from a cup of another. However, aside from the abovementioned fruits, guavas, kumquats, apricot, currants, starfruits, raspberries, kiwi, nectarines, cherries, bananas, cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew lemons are all considered to be high in protein, as well.

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There are a few fruits with a minimum amounts of vitamin K. The fruit that does not contain any vitamin K is banana. However, bananas are a found to be high in sugar or carbohydrates, vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin A.

The following fruits contain the least amount of vitamin K: One half of peach contains 1.7 mcg of vitamin K, one apple contains 3 mcg of vitamin K, one cup of strawberries contain an amount between 3.0 to 4.5 mcg of vitamin K, one cup of papaya contain 3.6 mcg of vitamin K, one cup of cantaloupe contains 4.0 mcg of vitamin K, a cup of honeydew contains 4.9 mcg of vitamin K and avocados contain 6.0 mcg of vitamin K.

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With the right research and careful planning any fruits can be grown without pesticides. It is true that customers usually demand unblemished fruit and for this type of fruit to be produced one has to be very careful to protect the fruit from insects that are going to be harmful to the fruit. However, natural protection can be achieved.

For example it is quite possible to produce apples without pesticides. It’s important to try to do a few things to ensure their success such as choosing strains that are especially resistant to disease, choose proper sight conditions, and try to mimic the natural ecosystem around the sight in which you are growing the apple trees.

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All fruits actually have some kind of outer skin. Even though people often peel away the outer skin of fruits it is actually often one of the most nutritious parts of the fruit. A lot of fruit peels and skins contain more vitamins and minerals than the fruit. However, this is not to say that all skins and peels should be eaten. Citrus fruits such as lemons, oranges, and grapefruits have a quite bitter taste that is not very appealing on its own.

People do sometimes use the zest of these types of peels in recipes and they work out quite well mixed in with other ingredients. If the skin or peel of a fruit is able to be eaten it definitely could have some benefits.

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