Eat a rainbow!
White vegetables and fruits contain nutrients such as beta-glucans, EGCG, SDG, and lignans that provide powerful immune boosting activity and enhance cardiovascular and metabolic health. These nutrients also reduce the risk of colon, breast, and prostate cancers, and balance hormone levels, reducing the risk of hormone-related cancers.
Red vegetables and fruits contain nutrients such as lycopene, ellagic acid, quercetin, and hesperidin, to name a few. These nutrients reduce the risk of prostate cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce tumour growth and LDL cholesterol levels, scavenge harmful free-radicals, and support join tissue in arthritis cases.
Orange and yellow fruits and vegetables contain beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, and vitamin C.These nutrients reduce age-related macula degeneration and the risk of prostate cancer, lower LDL cholesterol and blood pressure, promote collagen formation and healthy joints, fight harmful free radicals, encourage alkaline balance, and work with magnesium and calcium to build healthy bones.
Green vegetables and fruits contain chlorophyll, fibre, lutein, zeaxanthin, calcium, folate, vitamin C, calcium, and Beta-carotene.The nutrients found in these vegetables reduce cancer risks, lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels, normalise digestion time, support retinal health and vision, fight harmful free-radicals, and boost immune system activity.
Blue and purple vegetables and fruits contain nutrients which include lutein, zeaxanthin, resveratrol, vitamin C, fibre, flavonoids, ellagic acid, and quercetin. Similar to the previous nutrients, these nutrients support retinal health, lower LDL cholesterol, boost immune system activity, support healthy digestion, improve calcium and other mineral absorption, fight inflammation, reduce tumour growth, act as an anti-carcinogens in the digestive tract, and limit the activity of cancer cells.