2021 is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. 2021 is truly a golden year for fruits and vegetables. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declared 2021 as the year of fruit and vegetables Global or International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV ) official.
What will happen in this year of fruits and vegetables?
The first is to encourage everyone to eat more fruits and vegetables for health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, 3.9 million people from around the world die from insufficient fruit and vegetable intake.
- 14% died of gastric and bowel cancer.
- 11% died of ischemic heart disease.
- 9% died of cerebrovascular disease.
Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber that are beneficial to the body. Help to strengthen the immune system and prevent non-communicable diseases. Considered appropriate for the situation at this time, the world is under a large virus epidemic.
The second is Sustainable food production by applying innovation and technology to extend the life of fresh fruits and vegetables. This includes preventing the risk that would occur during harvesting and transportation. To reduce the amount of food waste Which is another major contributor to global warming
Such as developing strong packaging Good ventilation Use of cooling during cargo to extend product life To the serious implementation of traceability systems to guarantee the quality and safety of products. In addition, it also campaigns for people to turn to consumption. “ufabet produce” even though those fruits and vegetables are not as beautiful as standard. But inside it gives you the same benefits. Instead of throwing it away unfortunately
And let’s start celebrating the year of fruits and vegetables from today. Just consuming 400 grams of fruit or vegetable per day, as recommended by WHO, can easily strengthen our body health.