However, habits are not always good, they can be bad for us.
Everyone knows that fresh fruit and vegetables will contain more nutrition, and be tastier than food which is old.
The simple fact is that over time food deteriorates. It looses water, looses nutrients, begins to become contaminated and can even start spoiling or decomposing even before many people would notice. Who wants to eat old, unhealthy food?
You might try to avoid old fruit and vegetables by buying at a farmers market, or supermarket, but the only real guarantees of getting the freshest produce will be to either grow it yourself or know how to identify if it really is fresh.
Read the blog for some tips for identifying freshness.