Y is for Youth
When it comes to your nutrition, youth is wasted on the tongue. From probiotic fermented grains to immunity-raising kimchi and pickles, ageing is firmly in fashion. Aged steak – anything over 21 days, though one steakhouse in Texas served a 459-day-aged rib-eye in 2014 – has a punchy umami flavour. The nutrients are also easier for your body to absorb, as natural enzymes break down and tenderise the muscle tissue. Pick it up from your butcher – it’s the mature choice.