EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / May 23,2018
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HOW TO STORE FRESH LOCAL VEGETABLES & FRUITS
PART ONE in a 3-part series on making fresh taste and nutrition last!
When you eat fresh local produce, you’re eating the most nutritious, delicious food you can get, picked at the peak of ripeness shortly before you receive it. True, it doesn’t last forever. It’s not like grocery store produce, which is usually grown far away, picked early for the lengthy trip, and then waxed and sprayed with preservatives so it will look beautiful and “fresh” for an unnaturally long period time. Fact is, grocery store produce looks great long after many of the nutrients inside have faded away. With local food, what you see is what you get. If it looks fresh, that’s because it really is. The key is to handle and store it right. So...
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