Food and nutrients - Fruit, vegetables

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26 ways to use amazing autumn apples

Each year, my seasons are dominated more by which fruit...

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Try this: Medjool dates

If you haven’t tried Medjool dates, you’re in for a...

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Storing fresh produce

How to store fruit and vegetables for maximum nutrition. Garlic Store...

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Vege power to the max

The nutrients in veges can sometimes be lost during the...

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In season May: Fennel, olives, leeks

Fennel Increasing in popularity in New Zealand, fennel has an aniseed...

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All power to the plants

Something you’ll hear a lot if you’re interested in healthy...

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The diseases your diet can save you from

How is it possible people in developed countries are showing...

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More veges can boost vitality in just two...

Eating more fresh fruit and vegetables can make a difference...

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‘Ugly’ produce sales to fight waste

Ugly fruit and vegetables destined for livestock feed or the...

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In season April: Swedes, Brussels sprouts, mandarins

Swedes An average swede (around 100g) adds just 100kJ to your...

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In season February: Broccoli, pumpkin, snow peas

Broccoli Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C, folate and...

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In season March: Figs, silver beet, marrow

Figs Figs are gaining popularity in New Zealand but can be...

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In season December: Dill, cherry tomatoes, rocket

Dill Although used in small amounts, herbs add beneficial polyphenols to...

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In season December: Thai basil, Lebanese cucumber, radishes

Thai basil Basil contains useful amounts of antioxidants such as vitamin...

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In season January: Raspberries, red onion, garlic

Raspberries Raspberries get their lovely red colour from anthocyanins, which are...

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What’s in season?

Eating seasonally is usually cheaper, as in-season fruit and veges...

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HFG guide to frozen potatoes

You may think hot chips would be a no-no from...

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In season July: Grapefruit

The grapefruit grown in New Zealand is not actually a...
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