Do you need more energy during the workweek? If yes, summer fresh produce and fruits are the solution. Summer is a perfect time to consume more energizing fresh summer foods.
Summer raw fruits and veggies are not only delicious but help keep you cool during the summer and provide nutritional well being for your body. With the right fruits and vegetables you can enjoy all of your summer outdoor activities and still have energy to get through your daily work tasks.
The following are just a few summer meals you should add to your diet:
This delicious fruit is loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C. Vitamin is a superb antioxidant and vitamin C helps strengthen your immune system while preventing cell damage. It also contains the antioxidant lycopene to fight heart disease and cancer. Don’t forget to eat watermelon for those hot days as well. Watermelon will keep you hydrated while providing you the natural sugars you need to stay energized.
Blueberries have tremendous nutritional value with its makeup of vitamins A, C and B1. They have beta-carotene, potassium, zinc, iron, calcium, magnesium, high fiber and low calories as well.
Blueberries are great to eat because they will protect you against urinary-tract infections, cancer, and brain damage in the case of a stroke. They also combat bad cholesterol that contributes to heart disease and stroke.
Last but not least, organic strawberries are energizing fruits. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, and manganese. They are also able to fight cancer because of the array of antioxidants in them. If you are at risk of heart disease or suffer from bad cholesterol, eat plenty of strawberries.
For a great selection of nutritious and fresh foods, shop at Hearn Kirkwood, contact Hearn Kirkwood by calling 410.712.6000 (Baltimore), 301.621.2992 (Washington DC), or visit our website!
Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and seafood. Since our founding in 1946, we have grown from a store front on the downtown Baltimore Produce Market to a 60,000 sq. ft. facility. Hearn Kirkwood purchases 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.
Hearn Kirkwood currently operates a fleet of 33 refrigerated trucks. Our service area includes all of Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware and Northern Virginia – with limited service to Fredericksburg, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.
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