Almost all of us need to add fruits and vegetables on our diet as it is critical to our health. If we are planning to put a whole bunch of fruits and vegetables in our diet, we need to have them as fresh as possible! It is therefore critical to know what fruits and vegetables are in season to get the most nutrients in them, get better taste and probably can be bought at a lesser cost. Health Central has prepared this awesome infographic to guide us on what fruits and veggies are in season for each month.
This impressive infographic also reveals that when you buy out of season fruits and vegetables, you risk losing nutrient and vitamin degradation as it is most likely that these produce have traveled across the globe just to get to your kitchen table. According to the study, eating fruits and veggies reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Fruits and vegetables are also low in fat, less in sodium and no cholesterol! On your next meal, consider putting in a large portion of fruits and vegetable for a healthy lifestyle.