Keeping Healthy Foods Safe To Eat: Veggies & Fruits
If you're changing your eating habits or trying to lose weight, a new "you" should undoubtedly include a new, healthier diet in which fruits and veggies play a vital role in your meal plan.
Unfortunately, many people who attempt to cultivate healthy eating habits may be unfamiliar with the safe handling and preparation of raw foods from the field. The purpose of this article is to provide a few simple tips to help optimize your nutrition and dining pleasure. Follow these steps to ensure that your meals will start with a clean bill of health.
It's A Long Way From The Farm To The Fork
During picking, shipping, packing and storage, there are many opportunities for healthy foods to contact potentially unhealthy contaminants. Before it gets to you, produce may be exposed to pesticide residue, bacteria, everyday dirt and more.
Here are some recommendations for keeping food safe to eat:
Whether you're new to weight management or simply seeking a healthier lifestyle, adding fruits and vegetables to your diet can be very beneficial. It can also open the door to many nutritious new flavor combinations and taste experiences. So go ahead. Enjoy Mother Nature's bounty. Just remember to wash up before you eat.