You probably know that eating fresh and raw food is good for your health, but did you know that the color of the food you eat is almost as important as the way you prepare it?
Eating a variety of colorful foods with every meal is esssential for boosting maximum nutrition. Eat fresh foods from each color of the rainbow every day to keep the doctor away. Simple as that.
Eating a variety of foods of different colors gives your body a wide range of beneficial phytochemicals.
Phytochemicals (phyto means plant in Greek) are a set of unique disease-fighting and protective chemicals that give foods like fruits and vegetables their vibrant color. Fruits and vegetables fall into five different color categories: red, purple/blue, orange, green and white/brown.
RED: Eat red fruits and vegetables, such as strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, watermelon, red peppers, and apples to decrease the risk of heart disease and cancer, ease inflammation, promote bone health, boost immunity, and prevent brain damage.
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