EAT SEASONAL - Why eating seasonal food is important for our health & more
Seasonal eating may seem like a recent trend, but it's been the norm for generations, long before big grocery stores and advances in agriculture. In today's market, it is normal to see the same products available 365 days a year. It has become normal for us to buy whatever we like at any time of the year, we are also so used to having whatever we want wherever we are. However, that doesn't mean that the quality of the products is the same in all seasons. Nature produces specific foods in specific seasons with specific climates. Learn the benefits of seasonal eating and discover the perfect autumn-winter shopping list.
4 Benefits Of Consuming Seasonal Products
1. Better nutrition
The consumption of a variety of products is guaranteed, which will help you eat a balanced diet with the richest natural flavors.
2. Cost efficient
Supply and demand simply explain how buying seasonal produce saves money. If you buy produce out of season, there is the additional travel, time and expense of growing it in a greenhouse.
3. Environmentally friendly
Buying food from other parts of the world increases your gas consumption and carbon footprint.
4. Community benefit
Support your local markets and buy local. Most neighborhoods have their own food market, look for your nearby market. I promise you will have even more fun shopping, you may even discover fresh seasonal products that you usually don't find in supermarkets.
Here's a simple fall-winter shopping list:
- Turnip tops
- Sweet potatoes
- Brown rice
- Pumpkin seeds
WINTER IS COMING!
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