Best Winter Fruits to Eat and Grow in the UKby Anthony Braganza supermarket
The winter months in the UK can be hard on the system – drops in vitamin D as the sun hides behind cloud cover and the rains drive us indoors for more of the ever-shortening days – and it’s important to give your body what it needs to stay healthy, to support a positive frame of mind, and to keep you cheerful on even the drabbest of days. This list of delicious and nutritious winter fruits can help. These fresh fruits are delicious and good for health.
A mixture of a mandarin orange and a sweet orange, clementines are available all year long and are excellent sources of vitamin C. Since they grow in Florida and similar climates all through the winter months, you can find a reasonably fresh, naturally grown source.
2. Date Plums
These small yellow plums are packed with fibre, vitamins A and C, and they contain no cholesterol. They can help to boost your immune system in peak flu season, and perhaps best of all, they taste great.
Don’t let their diminutive size fool you, these little guys are packed vitamins and minerals. They are a good source of calcium for teeth and bones, of iron to prevent anaemia and associated loss of energy, of course they are packed with fibre.
4. Kiwi Fruit
Kiwi fruit can be a bit finicky to open and eat, but once the process is practiced a few times, it becomes second nature and you won’t even think about it
It’s a long-time staple in the fruit drawer, and rightfully holds its own place despite the increased availability of more varied and exotic fruits from around the world. They contain vitamin C, of course, but they are also rich in phytochemicals, believed to help protect against cancer and other ailments such as kidney disease.
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