It’s summer—that amazing time of year when fresh produce abounds. As a dietitian and nutrition editor I love that there’s an abundance of fresh, delicious and healthy choices. Eat local, in-season fruits. Their nutrients are at their peak in the summer. If you’re wondering what the best foods are to eat this summer, check out our top picks for fresh and flavorful summer eats that will keep you cool and your body nourished.
Our strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and organic berries are sweet, juicy and naturally wholesome. Packed with antioxidants, fiber and vitamins, they’re a healthy treat for any time of the day.Turns out the antioxidants in them may help ward off muscle fatigue by mopping up the additional free radicals that muscles produce during exercise.These berries are great sources of fiber. Raspberries are a food that goes unnoticed a lot, they can be very expensive off-season but there are a lot of awesome qualities in the powerful little raspberry. They’re very high in vitamin C and have 8 grams of fiber per cup.