5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Multiple Colored Fruits & Vegetables
Most people know that eating fruit and vegetable during the day is very important for our health, but not many people know that fruit and vegetable should be varied and we should choose products in different colors and our body will fully absorb their health benefits.
Fruit and vegetable are very important for our health because they are complete food, created by nature and are also very rich in natural ingredients. Processed foods we commonly eat can never compare to the health benefits provided by strawberries or apples, tomatoes and broccoli, which contain fiber, vitamins, enzymes embedded within themselves.
The phrase “Eat the rainbow” is an easy way to remember that you should eat fruit and vegetable with different colors and maximize the intake of all useful ingredients.
(Kale, Spinach, Melon, Kiwifruit, Green peas, Broccoli, Cabbage, Leafy Greens, Lettuce, Asparagus, Celery, Green Grapes, Green Onion…)
-Green vegetables contain chlorophyll, fiber, lutein, zeaxanthin, calcium, vitamin C and beta-carotene. Ingredients found in these vegetables reduce cancer risk, purify blood simulating blood transfusion, reduce harmful LDL cholesterol and blood pressure, also normalize digestion time of food, support eyesight and put the immune system in full activity.
(Red Raspberries, Watermelon, Strawberries, Cranberries, Red Apples, Beets, Red Beans, Sweet Cherries, Fresh Tomato, Kidney Beans, Red Cabbage)
-Fruit and vegetable with red color contain ingredients as lycopene, ellagic acid, quercetin and hesperidin. These ingredients act preventively against the risk of prostate cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce the growth of existing tumors and LDL cholesterol. Fight free radicals and in cases of arthritis provide support in joint mobility.