The Benefits of Eating Seasonally
Eating seasonally is to eat foods that are ready to harvest at the same time of year that your are eating them. Swapping exotic foods that have travelled many miles for local, seasonal produce is a sure fast method to maximising human and planetary health… read on to learn more!
3 benefits of eating seasonally:
Eating seasonally is great for planetary health because it reduces supports local farming and reduces the amount of produce being imported from other countries, which saves much more than just transportation costs. Think about all the energy used to keep items in their optimum climate and the damaging pesticides used in countries with fewer regulations.
More delicious & nutritious:
Many nutrients in foods decline over time. Eating seasonal foods that have been picked at their optimal harvest time & haven’t endured long transportation/storage periods are likely to be far more nourishing & naturally delicious.
It’s a simple demand and supply equation - produce that’s in season is more abundant (greater supply), which pushes the price down. Plus the costs of transport and storage costs are significantly lower.
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