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Seasonal Food is Better for your Health!
Seasonal Food is more nutritious. Produce that has to sit in a shipping container loses nutrients. Produce picked to be shipped across the country or the ocean are generally picked before ripened. Studies overwhelmingly show that produce contain more nutrients when allowed to ripen naturally on their parent plant.
Seasonal Food is Better for Mother Earth!
Food that is shipped out of season are likely to be shipped from farther distances and forgien countries.The further the food item is shipped the more greenhouse gas emissions released into our atmosphere.
Seasonal Food is Better for your Wallet!
Eating produce that are out of season cost more money! The further they are shipped, the more expensive they are. When produce is at peak ripeness, it cost less for farmers and distributors.
Seasonal Food is Better for your Tastebuds!
Produce that is in season just taste better. When produce is picked at the peak of ripeness and quickly arrive to your grocery store, the more fresh and full of flavor. Produce loses flavor when it has to sit in a shipping container for a trip across the earth.
Seasonal Food can Diversify your Palate!
When you eat seasonally, you have the opportunity to broaden your variety of foods in your diet. You can explore seasonal foods that you may not have otherwise have tried before!
Seasonal Food is a Key Principle in Ayurveda!
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Summer is the season of Pitta.
In my Free Guide: Pitta Summer 101 with Pitta-Pacifying Recipes, I will provide you with diet and lifestyle tips that will help you cool and calm down, the excess Pitta of the Season.
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