Nothing can beat the choice of eating fresh food every day. So when we are picking vegetables and fruits for our daily consumption it becomes essential for us to choose the ones that are absolutely fresh and healthy. A lot of people are selecting the local produces as it confirms health and freshness of the products. Organic and naturally harvested fruits and vegetables retain freshness and all the essential nutrients. As it has been seen, that local honey is much better than packaged ones that may contain preservatives. Local honey can fight seasonal allergies. Seasonal fruits and vegetables contain those essential nutrients that help you to keep healthy in each season. For example, freshly produced oranges in winter are the best source of Vitamin C that fights cold.
If we are consuming fruits and vegetables from other countries, their nutrition value has been diminished because the vegetables and fruits had to kept in cold storage and transported over for many days. Also preservatives might be used to increase the shelf life.