Keep Your Fruit Salad Fresh!

Playing Drs. Rx: Sweet Fix to Keep Fruit Fresh

Cut-up fruit is a tasty and convenient way to get more produce in your diet – but it can turn brown in seconds. ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork has an easy, and tasty, way to keep your salad at its best.

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Dr. Stork notes that many people add straight lemon juice to fruit salad or pre-cut fruit. This prevents browning, but it also leaves a super-sour taste. His sweet fix will keep your fruit fresh without spoiling the flavor.

A peptide combination in honey can stop the chemical reaction that causes fruit to go brown. Just soak the fruit in a mixture of two tablespoons honey stirred into a cup of filtered water.

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A 30-second dip can keep your fruit fresh for about eight hours – but you’ll probably devour it long before then!