10 summer superfoods to add to your diet

Summer is abundant with some of the juiciest fruits and freshest vegetables. Here are 10 that are packed full of powerful nutrients



In season: July to September

The benefits: This summertime favourite contains vitamin C, and is an excellent source of vitamin B6, niacin, and folate. Peaches are also rich in potassium, which helps maintain healthy blood pressure as well as prevent kidney stones and bone loss. They are high in fibre, too, which aids in both digestive health and colon health.

Try this recipe: Ginger Peach Smoothie

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