They’re alive! Fruits and vegies respond to their environment

PERSUADING kids to eat fruit and vegetables may have just become more difficult.

It turns out the produce you buy is still alive and is responding to the time of day, according to scientists. However, they suggest there is a healthy upside to the study finding.

It could herald changes to the way produce is harvested and stored that increase the food’s nutritional value, said one of the authors, Professor Janet Braam of Rice University in the US.

The researchers made the discovery with