Gallery: 6 Ways to Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresher for Longer

Wrap your leafy greens Leafy greens should be consumed within 1-2 days of purchase to ensure both freshness and that you are getting all the nutrients out of them you can. But if you are going to store these greens the best way to extend their life is to
 

Wrap your leafy greens

Leafy greens should be consumed within 1-2 days of purchase to ensure both freshness and that you are getting all the nutrients out of them you can. But if you are going to store these greens the best way to extend their life is to wrap the unwashed leaves in a paper towel so that the towel can absorb any excess moisture -- if the leaves retain excess moisture, they will rot quickly. After wrapping in the paper towel put them in plastic bags and keep them in your fridge. Remember to toss any rotten leaves from the bunch before storing, and keep different varieties in separate bags.

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6 Comments

  1. sdilwali January 11, 2015 at 1:40 am

    All information is very useful for public .By storing properly we save money as food will not be thrown away, because it is still FRESH. Also the nutritive values are saved .

    Q How do I store different types of nuts raisins dates etc?
    I would like to know how we can store Potatoes, Onions Garlick for few weeks.?
    storing fresh green Mint leaves Cilantro?
    Thank you.
    sdilwali

  2. Anirban Mookherjee July 25, 2014 at 2:56 am

    I’d heard that strawberries shudn’t be made wet or washed in water unless u r just about to eat them. It goes soft and moldy. Then how can u give it a hot bath?

  3. Patricia Young June 25, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    Save alot of money in a little time.

  4. megala April 25, 2014 at 2:24 am

    Need to update the health using veggies

  5. KahuHealani June 14, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Looks like another Excellent Resource for Health & Wellness, thank-you.

  6. Ana Lisa Alperovich March 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Great post! I learnt lots of new things and never heard about the ¨hot bath¨before! Gracias!

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