We throw away a lot of money every year in spoiled produce. These top 10 tips will make your food last longer.
We all want to eat healthy so we choose fresh fruits and vegetables. But have you ever thought how many of the beneficial nutrients we are getting by the time we eat these foods? The truth is that once picked, vegetables’ immediately begin to lose their nutritional value. According to one recent study, fresh vegetables can lose up to 45 percent of their nutritional value between being picked and landing on a grocery store shelf. By the time you bring the produce home, you probably end up with less than a third of the nutrients you’d expect.