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Fruit and Vegetables affected by natural events

Office Fruit Direct deals with the ups and downs of fruit supply as best we can and provide consistent pricing to you.

Events like Cyclone Debbie in Queensland a few years ago shows that fruit and vegetable are still grown they way they have been for thousands of years and are subject to massive weather events like Cyclone Debbie in Queensland.

 

 

Article about how Cyclone Debbie will affect fruit supply

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Why an office fruit box is good for your staff

An Office fruit box delivered will make your office staff work better

Staff who regularly eat fresh office fruit are healthier and they will have a clearer head for work.

Office fruit delivers fresh fruit in Melbourne to your office in their fruit boxes every week. You can get a free box of fruit sample with no obligation and we have no contracts if you order fruit for your office.

This is an ABC article about the value of fresh food and veg

 

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Benefits of office fruit for your business and your staff

Fresh Fruit Box delivered weekly

Why is it important to for you and your staff to eat fruit?

Eating fruit provides health benefits — people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.

Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories. None have cholesterol.
Fruits are sources of many essential nutrients that are underconsumed, including potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate (folic acid).

Diets rich in potassium may help to maintain healthy blood pressure. Fruit sources of potassium include bananas, prunes and prune juice, dried peaches and apricots, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, and orange juice.
Dietary fiber from fruits, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Fiber is important for proper bowel function. It helps reduce constipation and diverticulosis. Fiber-containing foods such as fruits help provide a feeling of fullness with fewer calories. Whole or cut-up fruits are sources of dietary fiber; fruit juices contain little or no fiber.

Vitamin C is important for growth and repair of all body tissues, helps heal cuts and wounds, and keeps teeth and gums healthy.
Folate (folic acid) helps the body form red blood cells. Women of childbearing age who may become pregnant should consume adequate folate from foods, and in addition 400 mcg of synthetic folic acid from fortified foods or supplements. This reduces the risk of neural tube defects, spina bifida, and anencephaly during fetal development.

Health benefits of having Office Fruit delivered

Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke.
Eating a diet rich in some vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may protect against certain types of cancers.
Diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as some vegetables and fruits, may reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
Eating vegetables and fruits rich in potassium as part of an overall healthy diet may lower blood pressure, and may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones and help to decrease bone loss.
Eating foods such as fruits that are lower in calories per cup instead of some other higher-calorie food may be useful in helping to lower calorie intake.

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Best Fruit Smoothies

Best Fruit Smoothies

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If you want to give the team at your office a lift why not supply a blender and let them make up smoothies so they can power along on natural energy and work at their best.

The best fruit smoothie depends on your tastes but Fruit Smoothies with lots of Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt (usually full of sugar) may not be that great for you

No matter what sort of fruit smoothies you are making here are some tips

Get a good strong fruit blender – at least 800 watts

Start with adding the softest and wettest ingredients first so you don’t blow up your new blender

Keep it simple with fresh fruit but you can freeze some fruit in small portions for early morning

Martha Stewart has listed the top ten posted Smoothies here –  Martha Stewarts list of most pinned Smoothies

Prevention E Mag has also listed 20 of their best and healthiest smoothies too Prevention E Mag – Super healthy Smoothies

The absolute key is starting off with beautiful fresh fruit and that’s how Office Fruit Direct can help you because our fruit is fresh from the Melbourne fruit growers market that morning.

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