seasonal fruit

Why buy fruits and vegetables in season?

Maybe when you go to the supermarket you find everything throughout the year. However, have you noticed when buying fruit that sometimes a melon tastes very sweet, with a crunchy texture and other times watery and tasteless?

The answer is very simple, that melon that you are consuming is probably not in season, it came stored in a truck where during its journey it finished maturing, and lost a good part of the nutrients and texture that it had to complete in the field where it should have been harvested before. of the optimal moment.

If you consume vegetables, fruits and vegetables in season; Not only do you get the full nutrients, higher water and vitamin content, more freshness and flavor from them during the best time of year; you promote local agro-industrial and peasant farmers, fruit shops; You also save energy in cold rooms and transportation.

We urge you to start buying fresh products in local markets such as Prado Norte, make it a custom and an interesting adventure, in them you will not only learn about new fruits, vegetables and vegetables, but from the hands of the same vendors you will always know which is the freshest and most nutritious at the time for your family. Remember otherwise to try buy organic products in those markets, which have been grown without chemical pesticides, or whose origins have not been genetically mutated to alter the productivity of crops; since both factors have been widely studied as a possible cause of diseases and genetic alterations in humans.

These are the fruits by season in Mexico, for example:

January

Avocado, cane, sapodilla, custard apple, coconut, strawberry, Chinese pomegranate, guava, jicama, lime, lemon, tangerine, melon, orange, papaya, pineapple, banana, tamarind, tejocote, grapefruit, grape, black sapote

February

Avocado, coconut, custard apple, strawberry, Chinese pomegranate, guava, soursop, lemon, tangerine, mamey, melon, orange, papaya, pineapple, banana, tamarind, grapefruit.

March

Avocado, coconut, sapodilla, strawberry, soursop, lemon, mamey, mango, melon, orange, papaya, pineapple, banana, watermelon, tamarind, grapefruit

April

Strawberry, soursop, kiwi, lemon, mamey, mango, melon, orange, papaya, pineapple, dragon fruit, banana, watermelon, grapefruit, tamarind.

May

Apricot, plum, fig, kiwi, lemon, mamey, mango, melon, papaya, pear, pineapple, pitahaya, banana, watermelon.

June

Avocado, apricot, yellow plum, red plum, peach, red pomegranate, fig, kiwi, lemon, pitahaya, mamey, mango, melon, papaya, pear, perón, pineapple, banana, watermelon, grape.

July

Capulín, yellow plum, red plum, apricot, date, peach, red pomegranate, fig, lemon, mango, apple, melon, quince, papaya, pear, perón, pineapple, banana, watermelon, prickly pear, grape.

August

Capulín, yellow plum, red plum, apricot, peach, red pomegranate, guava, fig, lemon, mango, apple, melon, quince, papaya, pear, perón, banana, watermelon, grape, tuna.

September

Capulín, yellow plum, red plum, apricot, date, peach, red pomegranate, guava, lime, lemon, mango, apple, melon, quince, walnut, papaya, pear, perón, banana, watermelon, grapefruit, prickly pear, grape .

October

Avocado, custard apple, sapodilla, date, peach, guava, lime, lemon, royal lemon, tangerine, apple, orange, walnut, papaya, pear, perón, banana, tejocote, grapefruit, grape

November

Avocado, cane, custard apple, sapodilla, date, Chinese pomegranate, guava, jicama, lime, lemon, royal lemon, mandarin, orange, walnut, banana, hawthorn, grapefruit, black sapote.

December

Avocado, cane, sapodilla, custard apple, date, strawberry, Chinese pomegranate, guava, jicama, lime, lemon, royal lemon, orange, papaya, banana, tamarind, tejocote, grapefruit, black sapote.

Learn to combine the excellent nutritional contributions of these in our section of recipes, where you will find a number of juice mixes and smoothies.

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