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19 Jun, 2014

5 Seasonal Picks: June

5 Seasonal Picks: June. Eating seasonal and local produce is fresher, tastier and more nutritious. It's often significantly cheaper, much more environmentally friendly and helps support your local economy. Find out here what to buy in June.

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5 Seasonal Picks: June.

Eating seasonal and local produce is fresher, tastier and more nutritious. It's often significantly cheaper, much more environmentally friendly and helps support your local economy.

There is something so wholesomely satisfying about going to your local market and seeing all the seasonal fruits and vegetables piled high and bunched together. The sunny Summer months are the perfect opportunity for getting out to your local market to choose and try some of the vibrant and nutrient dense fruits and veggies!

Here are our top 5 seasonal picks for June:

1. Artichokes

Rich in fibre, rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants and vitamin C.

2. Courgettes

Their dark skins are high in soluble fibre and their high water content give them a low calorie content.

3. Garlic

Contain cancer protecting properties, cleans the blood and is highly antibacterial- a great cold buster.

4. Kohlrabi

Higher in vitamin C than oranges, anti inflammtory and contain cancer protecting properties.

5. Gooseberries

High in potassium, fibre and vitamins C & E. Vitamin E is a key nutrient for good eye health.

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