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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Navigating A Farmer’s Market

Posted on: July 16, 2013

Relive the Past and Buy From A Farmer

Farmer’s Market Week – August 4th-10th

Summer is here and so is the celebration of National Farmer’s Market Week! Eating locally and seasonally is good for you and your environment because you’re ensuring fresh, healthy and wholesome ingredients.  Food items at farmer’s markets don’t require excess packaging, extended shelf time or transport, which can affect nutrient quality.  Let’s face it; nothing tastes better than fresh fruits and veggies!! Plus, research shows diets rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent heart disease, stroke, obesity and some types of cancer.

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