If you look for advice on selecting fruits and vegetables in most cases you will get “Buy Organic”. And although that in many cases may be beneficial that is not the only and not the best advice you can get. What is truly important is to buy local and seasonal produce. That ensures you get to eat your fruits and vegetables closer to their harvesting time.
As a result, you get more nutrient-rich produce that tastes its best. It might require you to make some adjustments to your menu, but it truly worth it. Here is an infographic that shows which fruits and vegetables are grown each season in the New York area.
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