Why Eating 10-a-Day is Better [Infographic]

Sarah Toule, from the World Cancer Research Fund, said: “This interesting research shows just how incredibly important vegetables and fruit are as part of a healthy diet. In fact, they’re essential for maintaining a healthy weight, which our own evidence has shown reduces the risk of 11 common cancers.”

Scroll down to see the infographic we made, with information from the guardian, explaining why is better to double the portions of fruits and vegetables in your daily life:

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Farmer’s Market Seasonal Produce Guide [Infographic]

Eating seasonally is the best, but it can be a little tricky to keep track of what’s available when. While one could always just take a stroll through the market to find out what’s at its prime, that can make meal planning a bit tricky. Instead, check out this guide PopSugar has put together (which you can also download/print), and you’ll know what to expect at your market, what to look forward to in months to come, and what to get your fill of before it’s gone.

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Green Documentaries: That Sugar Film

Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.

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Aromatherapy Guide to managing Emotions [Infographic]

Infographic via Holland & Barrett

Known the world over for its relaxation qualities; aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to aid you in a number of different ways.

Whether you’re feeling extremely joyous and great about everything, or you’re suffering from a variety of complex feelings ranging from the difficulty to communicate or adjust, disconnection, tension in the body, lethargy or general feelings of being down – there’s usually an essential oil that can assist you.

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June Seasonal Food

Get choosing, cooking and storing tips from the produce that is getting out of season here

“If ever there were a time of year when it just feels right to eat well, June is it. The air is sweet and warm and there are oodles of healthy options in the grocery store (or, if you’re lucky, the local farm stand) that can help keep you energized through the long summer days.

Strawberries are summer’s stand-out sensation, but it’s just not tennis without the rest of the seasonal berries. Broad beans, tomatoes and fresh peas are also unmissable in June.”

When produce is in season locally, the relative abundance of the crop usually makes it less expensive. Fresh, locally harvested foods have their full, whole flavours intact, which they release to us when we eat them.

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Ugly Foods…?

via Just Eat it Movie FB Page, originally Published by Ugly Fruit and Veg FB Page
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“A lot of produce ends up as waste in this country, due to unsightliness. A survey of farmers in California suggests that it is anywhere from 5 to 30 percent of the harvest.”

– kcra.com

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Organic vs. Conventional [Video]

Can you tell the difference between Organic and Traditional fruit?

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