Purple foods: The benefits

Purple foods: The benefits

Food glorious food! Here is part 5 of the series on eating a rainbow diet where we explore each color in the food we eat and the benefits of each. The blue/purple hues in foods are due primarily to their anthocyanin content. The darker the blue hue, the higher the...
Green foods: The benefits

Green foods: The benefits

The natural plant pigment chlorophyll colors green fruits and vegetables. In our system, the green foods rich in isothiocyanates, which induce enzymes in the liver that assist the body in removing potentially carcinogenic compounds Green Foods: Mother Natures gifts...
Yellow food: The benefits

Yellow food: The benefits

Food glorious food! Here is part 3 of the series on eating a rainbow diet where we explore each color in the food we eat and the benefits of each. The color is sunshine, yellow food includes water soluble plant pigments that function as antioxidants. Along with...
Orange foods: The benefits

Orange foods: The benefits

Food glorious food! Here is part 2 of the series on eating a rainbow diet where we explore each color in the food we eat and the benefits of each. Thanks to the huge amount of nutrients associated with orange-colored fruits and vegetables, consuming orange foods can...

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