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Maximise Your Food

Learning the best ways to store, prepare and cook your food will ensure that your efforts to eat a wholesome diet are being maximised. Here are the top ways to get the most out of your food so it contains optimal amounts of nutrients for better health.

Buy locally & seasonally

When fruits and vegies are harvested at their peak maturity they contain their highest levels of nutrients. Shopping at your local growers’ market is one the best ways to get fresh, seasonal, nutrient-rich produce.

As soon as fruit and vegetables are picked they start losing their nutritional value. Supermarket produce may have been sitting on the shelves for long periods of time, so freshness and nutrient content can be an issue. Buying seasonal fruit and vegies is also recommended as out-of-season produce usually has to travel for days or even weeks to get to you.

Storing

To get the most out of your fruits and vegies, make sure you store them the correct way so they stay fresh and their beneficial nutrients are

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