Win with Food Lover’s

2016-09-20 06:00
Apples are packed with various health benefits.

Apples are packed with various health benefits.

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Apples are one of the most common fruits, packed with various health benefits.

These assist in preventing gallstones, detoxifying the liver, boosting the immune system and neutralises irritable bowel syndrome.

With all of these benefits, the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, should certainly hold a lot of truth.

Ruan De Villiers, store manager at Food Lover’s Market Longbeach, has given some tips on the best ways to store apples to prevent them from ripening too soon:

. Always handle apples carefully as they bruise easily.

. It is ideal to store apples in a refrigerator as they stay fresher for longer.

. It is recommended to store apples in a plastic bag when storing in the refrigerator as it gives off ethylene.

While not harmful, the natural gas does make other fresh, like lettuce in particular, turn brown sooner.

Win! Win! Win! V One lucky People’s Post reader can win a R500 voucher redeemable at Food Lover’s Market Longbeach. Email your name and surname and your postal and contact details to post@peoplespost.co.za with “Tip of the Week” in the subject line before midnight on Sunday. T&Cs: Voucher will be valid for three years from the date issued; entitles the bearer to R500 worth of purchases at Food Lover’s Market Longbeach; not redeemable for cash. Food Lover’s Market and People’s Post employees may not enter. V Last week’s winner is Mary Craig from Fish Hoek.

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