So, we know that greens are good for usÂ and why; but what makes the sunny side of the fruit bowl so nutritious? Â
Sunny and Scrumptious!
So much of our favorite fresh, delicious produce comes in the glorious colors of the sunrise and sunset. Â From the cheery, zingy looks of citrus and the warm hue of mango and peaches, to the rich autumnal glow of squash and bright buttery corn — it all looks and tastes great! Â
Whatâ€™s in Them?
So what exactly is packed into these brilliantly-colored foods that makes them so good for us? Â
We all know that we need to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables to stay healthy. Â Although most types of frozen, canned and dried produce count towards your daily total, nothing beats the taste of fresh, seasonal fruit and veggies.
Whatâ€™s On Our Veggies? Â
But have you wondered about how those lovely tomatoes, salad leaves and bell peppers are produced? Â If you buy organic or grow your own, then you can skip this. However, if â€“ like so many of us â€“ you tend to grab whatâ€™s on offer or looks great in the store display or farmerâ€™s market, then read on. Â
Did you know that much of the deliciously tempting produce on offer …
Posted by: William Poole On April 29, 2016 9:00 am
The organic craze of the last decade was largely a rebuttal against the unsavory yet common practices of modern industrial farming. In order to maximize yield and to protect crops from pests, farms have taken to spraying their fruits and vegetables with pesticides.
Pesticides are poisons meant to kill living things and when we eat food from the grocery store, the surfaces are inevitably covered in harmful chemicals. Thatâ€™s why it is important to wash all fruits and vegetables in turbo alkaline water before consumption.
Pesticides and Our Food
In theory, pesticides are supposed to be good things because they create more fruits and vegetables for humans to eat. They are also ideally not harmful to humans and only …