We all know that a perfect gift always shows that you care. In today’s world what better way to say, you care than by gifting something that is beneficial for their health! People are increasingly becoming more health conscious day by day primarily to live up to the work load that everyone has to manage on a daily basis. In the middle of this a gifted box of confectionary goodies, just might create an imbalance in one’s health plan. So, if you do not know what the health plan of your loved one includes, it is always safer to gift them a fruit basket.
The idea of a fruit basket sounds healthy, right? But, since it is a gift let’s take the health quotient up a notch. Any naturally grown product like fruits and vegetables are most beneficial, when it is partaken in their season of growth. For example, June, July and August are the ideal time for having strawberries since that is their growing season. It is necessary for us to take this into consideration since a lot of harmful chemicals and hormone injections are injected to make sure that fruits grow even when it is not their growing season. This practise has resulted in making all types of fruits available to us throughout the year. Thus in order to distinguish between the fresh ones from the adulterated ones, it is best to stick to the simple rule of, eating a fruit in its season.
So, if you are planning on sending fruit baskets uk as gifts, make sure that your basket has seasonal fruits. Here’s a brief idea about which fruits are ideal for which season-
Summers: Summers are dry, humid and hot! It is most important to keep yourselves dehydrated and hence it is important for us to eat fruits which are light, have a cooling effect and keeps us hydrated. Yes, you guessed it right! Summer is the perfect time for any kind of melons. The king of fruits during summer times is mango as it grows in abundance during this time. It has a lot of healthy properties like keeping a check on one’s cholesterol and even the blood pressure. All in all it is a healthy option for the summers.
Winter: The advantage of this season is that your options increase manifold. Pomegranates, apples and oranges are winter’s fruits. Loaded with vitamins, not just an apple but the other ones as well, will successfully keep the doctor away!
Monsoon: Monsoon is the time for litchis. Plums and cherries too are seasonal monsoon fruits. Peaches too make a good choice for this season. These fruits actually look beautiful apart from being healthy and hence make the perfect choices for a gift basket.
Fall: This season is a period of transition of one season into another. It is crucial to eat right during this time or one might fall ill. Cranberries, pears and small apples are the safest bet for this season. You can also opt for a banana, which pretty much goes with every season.
Fully armed with which fruit is ideal for which season, you can now make your fruit basket more than the perfect healthy gift!