Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables all year round is vital to good health, weight loss and healthy weight maintenance.
For optimum nutrition, we should eat seasonally. That is, eating locally and organically grown food when it is at its peak during a particular season. Local, organic food eaten at its peak is fresher, tastier, more nutritious and safer.
This infographic illustrates 10 fruits and vegetables that are low in calories, high in dietary fiber and that are in season in the summer months in North America:
Snap Green Beans
Snap Peas (Sugar and Snow)
Other fruits and vegetables that are in season in the Summer include:
Know Your Food Labels - What are you Eating?
What Does Organic Really Mean?
Fiber for Weight Loss
Infographic Source: Blogilates