Annalisa & Caterina Class 5F Montessori course 2008/09 Slow food looking for our food's roots
Saturday, 25th October 2008– Let’s go to Turin and visit the “Slow Food” fair!
These are S E A S O N A L PRODUITS
Let’s eat seasonal fruit, it’s more healthy!
These are some types of a p p l es Granny smith Red delicious renette Golden Grigia di torriana Ve ge ta ble
This is the wood fruit. We can find this fruit from June to August in field, all over the year in greenhouse This isn’t wood fruit but it’s tropical fruit
The apple A proverb says: “ An apple a day keeps the doctor away” The apple The flower The apple tree
The pear They say: “ Don't let the farmer know how good cheese with pears is ” The fruit The flower The pear tree
The orange A proverb from Sicily: “ Arance arance, di chi sono i guai se li piange” –” Oranges Oranges, everyone cries his own troubles” The flower The orange tree The fruit
The lemon The lemon tree The fruit The flower A proverb from Mexico: “ If a lemon is the only thing you have, well, make a lemonade!”
The tangerine The fruit The tangerine tree The flower
Citrus health benefits Oranges , lemons and citrus are the most favourite fruit in the world. Being a rich source of nutrients, they have been associated with a number of health and nutrition benefits. They are loaded with vitamins and the most abundant is Vitamin C. This powerful vitamin protects our body against harmful elements. Beta-carotene, a nutrient present in oranges, is a very powerful antioxidant that protects our cells from damage. The folic acid present in oranges helps in proper brain development. The high content of potassium in citrus helps maintain electrolyte balance in the cells and also aids the maintenance of a healthy cardiovascular system.