A is for apple.. which contains slow-acting sugars to keep you fuller longer.
B is for blueberries.. rich in healthy compounds – said to help prevent obesity.
C is for carrots.. Natural sugars make them sweet. Cook whole before chopping.
D is for damsons.. Ripe in late summer, these lower blood cholesterol levels.
E is for eggplant.. Or aubergines, they contain dietary fibre, helping digestion.
F is for figs.. which are high in cholesterol-lowering pectin and a source of calcium.
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G is for grapes.. said to do wonders for high blood pressure and cholesterol.
H is for Hubbard squash.. great for healthy skin and good immunity.
I is for iceberg lettuce.. its high water content makes it low in energy density.
J is for jalapeno peppers.. Nutritious and spicy, they give zing to recipes.
K is for kiwi.. Virtually fat-free and even richer in vitamin C than oranges.
L is for leek.. The Ancient Greeks and Romans said leeks were therapeutic.
M is for melon.. which contains an enzyme, which is believed to reduce stress.
N is for nectarines.. One large nectarine provides your whole day’s vitamin C.
O is for onions.. Experts say just two or three a week can help our health.
P is for peppers.. with three times the vitamin C of citrus fruits.
Q is for quince.. This fruit has been around since the Middle Ages.
R is for raspberries.. Ripe from June to July, then again in September.
S is for strawberries.. Absolutely jam-packed with vitamin C. '
T is for tomatoes.. The red colour comes from super healthy antioxidant lycopene.
U is for ugli fruit.. Exotic hybrid of grapefruit, orange and tangerine.
V is for vine leaves.. Fantastic source of iron to boost your energy levels.
W is for watercress.. High in B vitamins to improve mental function.
X is for Xigua (watermelon).. Refreshing on a summer’s day.
Y is for yellow plums.. All types of plums are all packed with goodness.
Z is for zucchini.. Or courgettes, they’re 90% water and low in calories.