We have discussed the importance of healthy eating on improving overall health. Eating nutritious food ensures that we have a strong immune system to fight off illness. In the current pandemic it is important that we do all we can to stay healthy and well both inside and out! A diet that is rich in fruit and vegetables has a positive impact on our mental health and wellbeing. Being well involves staying active and playing games too! So, here are our top tips for cooking and gardening to eat well and stay healthy!
Can you remember what we have learnt about different types of fruit and vegetables over the past 5 weeks? Let's put it into practice! Using the following clues, guess the fruit or vegetable! Scroll down to see if you are right! Why not have a riddle competition with the whole family?
Can you remember what we covered in grow your own on week 3? How are your seeds turning out? Show us on #FoodDudesFun. Let's add to what we already know about looking after plants.
Did you know that being surrounded by flowers and wildlife can influence how we feel. As a result it is important to spend time outdoors when we can and experience different wildlife and plants. Let’s find out the different ways we can promote both fruit and veg and flower growth as well as welcoming some wildlife into our gardens.
Bees are the best natural pollinators and without these little buzzing creatures there would be far fewer flowers, fruits and vegetables in this world! Bees include bumble bees, honey bees and solitary bees. Bees visit the flowers of plants to collect nectar and pollen, which they use as food for themselves and the larvae in their hives or nests. By moving from flower to flower, they are vital pollinators of many gardens and wildflowers, and are essential for the cropping of most fruits and some vegetables.