The quality of any food depends on how it’s grown in the field and handled before it reaches us.Despite the repeated warnings announced by the food safety regulatory bodies, the risk of food poisoning is rising.How good is the quality of the food we eat is not known.Use of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers has increased.
We all know these chemical components can trigger toxic effect in the foods if a farmer doesn’t adhere to the rules prescribed by the food regulatory authorities.So, it won’t be wrong to say that the quality of foods is at stake nowadays.The best way to escape the uncertainties is reducing dependency.
We believe you can take care of your health in a better way by trying home gardening. Even if you’ve a small backyard, you can best use it by growing fruits and vegetables of your choice.
Find below some foods you can grown at home with their health benefits.
This root vegetable is sweet and nutritious. They can be eaten raw or cooked, in salads, soups, and stews or steamed. They add color and variety to any dish. You’ve probably heard that carrots are good for your eyes. That’s because they contain beta-carotene, which our bodies convert to vitamin A.
Not only that, carrots are rich in vitamin A, which plays an important role in keeping our eyes, skin, and immune system healthy. To grow carrots you simply plant them in fertile sandy loam, add water, and let nature do the rest.