Why eat seasonally?
Nutritional Value – often harvested at its peak ripeness means it is fresher and more nutrient-dense.
Better Flavour – produce that is in season is often picked at its prime, offering superior taste compared to items that have been transported long distances and stored for extended periods.
Promotes Variety – Eating seasonally encourages a diverse diet. Different seasons offer a variety of fruits, vegetables, and other crops. Embracing this variety in your diet ensures you receive a broad spectrum of nutrients.
Brussel Sprouts: Rich in gut-loving fibre which also helps stabilise blood glucose levels, and plenty of vitamins C and K.
Figs: High in antioxidants for lowering inflammation, and they contain prebiotics for gut health.
Chestnuts: A good source of minerals, copper and manganese in particular which both contribute to a healthy immune system.
Carrots: A versatile vegetable high in beta-carotene, that helps the body produce vitamin A.
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