Does that time-worn saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” conjure up Norman Rockwell-type images of the country doctor and a time when preventative healthcare was as easy as eating a piece of fruit?
Winter – even a winter without much snow – can seem eternally long after the new year. For some people, the winter ‘doldrums’ are something more intense. SAD—or Seasonal Affective Disorder, is the term used to describe a particular type of melancholy or depression most often associated with the winter months. Have you been feeling sad lately? If could be seasonal depression.
Storm Clouds and Gray Skies-- What Causes Seasonal Depression?
The winter can be a sad time for fruits and vegetables. Sure, we can make do with tasteless tomatoes, fruits from overseas and the frozen stuff, but there are other alternatives. Winter is a great time to branch out and try something new and fresh in your diet or explore different ways of eating your old produce favorites!
What’s in season now?