Eat the Rainbow

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Fruits & veggies come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. From red strawberries to green peppers to oranges, there are a lot of different ways to add color to your meal. But what is the benefit to so many colors on your plate?

Green

(spinach, green beans, broccoli, green apples)

  • Lowers your chance of developing cancer
  • Keeps your eyes healthy
  • Strengths your bones & teeth

Orange & Yellow

(carrots, sweet potatoes, yellow peppers, pineapples)

  • Keeps your heart healthy
  • Lowers your chance of developing cancer
  • Keeps your eyes healthy
  • Prevents you from catching colds

Purple & Blue

(eggplant, blueberries, purple grapes, Okinawan sweet potatoes)

  • Allows you to stay healthy while aging
  • Strengths your memory
  • Lowers your chance of developing cancer
  • Keeps your bladder healthy

Red

(tomatoes, strawberries, cherries, red cabbage)

  • Keeps your heart healthy
  • Lowers your chance of developing cancer
  • Strengths your memory
  • Keeps your bladder healthy

White  

(onion, chives, mushrooms, ginger)

  • Keeps your heart healthy
  • Allows you to have good cholesterol levels
  • Lowers your chance of developing cancer

 

Adapted from: http://dbstrength.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/eat-the-rainbow.jpg

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