By Sarah Klein for HuffingtonPost.com
Happy New Year! If eating more nutritious foods fits into any of your healthy resolutions for 2013, January can seem like a bleak time of the year to turn over a new leaf. Summer’s juicy tomatoes and sweet corn are months away, and even fall’s crispest apples seem to have dwindled on store shelves.
But that doesn’t mean that healthy eating is impossible mid-winter. Here, we’ve assembled a list of some of our favorite seasonal produce for the first month of the year.
They even share a few perks. “These fruits and veggies are free of fat, low in calories and rich in vitamin C,” says Heather Bauer RD, CDN, founder of bestowed.com and a HuffPost blogger. “At this time of the year, when the weather gets colder and colder, vitamin C plays a big role in maintaining the immune system to fight colds, sinus infections, coughs and other issues.”
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