Next time you’re out shopping, take a side trip to the farmers’ market and you just might discover a rainbow of fruits that are not just super ripe and sweet, but good for your health too. Although nutritionists say that canned and frozen fruit can retain the same nutrients as fresh ones, you want to avoid the added salt and sugar. And besides, who wants soggy, dull-coloured, and tin can-tasting fruit? So go seasonal and go local! They’re cheap, tasty and packed with vitamins and minerals. Here are five fruits you should sink your teeth into now.
Peaches are a tasty way to watch your weight. They’re naturally sweet, only 68 calories per piece and have zero fat! So use them to flavour your cereal or yogurt for a healthy treat. Peaches are also high in Vitamins A and C –both essential ingredients for skin health. Vitamin A moisturises the skin while Vitamin C is an antioxidant that protects the skin from free radicaldamage.