As if you needed a reason, but June is . Time to get those antioxidants!
are those wonderful chemicals which destroy those cancer-causing free radicals in your blood stream. Try to imagine a time when fresh fruits and vegetables were not available year round.
People often succumbed to the effects of vitamin deficiencies so much so that foods rich in vitamins became highly prized medicinal plants . When these plants became available again in the spring, those maladies disappeared, giving these plants miraculous qualities.
Cost doesn’t have to limit your intake. Tomatoes and peppers can easily be grown on your deck in containers. If you buy local, you’ll save money from buying imported produce. You can always freeze the extras.
I challenge you. This month, make it a point to eat something fresh each and every day. Your body will love the surge of nutrients and you will enjoy the bounty of fresh flavors.