As we all know, vegetables and fruits contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients that are needed by our body. Now, let’s check out how different colored foods benefit us!
Green food is very beneficial to us especially on our circulatory system. Green food is mainly refers to vegetables. They contain plenty of minerals and B-complex vitamins. Vegetables help us to prevent cancer and other illness, but you have to make sure that you get yourself the organic vegetables. Examples of the green are lettuce, spinach, broccoli, kale and etc.
Orange food consists of carotenoids that prevent you from getting cancer, asthma and infections. The nutrients and vitamins help us to repair and strengthen the DNA. Some of the orange foods such as sweet melon are rich in fiber and it improves your bowel system. If you’re suffering from constipation and diarrhea, you should take them! Did your mother encourage you to take more carrots? Carrots have doses of antioxidants and carotenes that help you to improve your night vision and have a healthy heart. The vitamins A of these orange foods such as pumpkins, sweet potatoes and apricots help you to improve your eyesight.
An apple a day, keeps the doctor away. Apples and strawberries contain a lot of vitamins that will improve your heart and visions. Cherries help you in improving your memory and sleep. Therefore, parents are encouraged to give more red foods to their kids. Phytochemicals in the red foods is able to prevent cancers and reduce the effect of sunburn or skin damage. Some of the popular red foods are tomato, watermelon, red cabbage and etc.
Do not be a picky-eater. In order to become fit and healthy, you must eat all kinds of foods. You can start by making yourself a Salad now!