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Friday, July 16, 2010

SEASONAL FRESHNESS - Freschezza Stagionale

Why eating fresh is better -  I love to simply walk outside and hand-pick my vegetables. It’s a fact that produce that’s been picked at its peak ripeness and eaten within a few days after offers the most nutrients. As Americans, we’ve grown accustomed to eating fruits and vegetables any time we want because they’re always available at supermarkets. The produce is harvested before ripeness, transported, warehoused and then sprayed with water on shelves to retain a fresh appearance. All this, means that a lot of nutrients are lost in the process.

Pole beans
Plum tomatoes


Parsley and basil