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Healthy Eating Rainbow 

healthy eating rainbow

Eating healthy is the secret to a healthy skin, longevity and plenty of energy. Eating well does not have to be a painful experience. You can make it very enjoyable and colourful. 

A healthy diet includes plenty of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy, proteins, vitamins and other high-fiber, high nutrient foods.  If you want a healthy life limit your intake of saturated fat, trans fats, salt, sugar, and alcohol. 

Experts say that fruits and vegetables provide a wide range of antioxidants which fight cell damage from free radicals. Free radicals are a major cause of aging  and chronic diseases.  Fruits and vegetables also provide fibre. Fibers are essential nutrients that promote healthy bowel function and help lower the risk of hearth disease and  some cancers. You can eat your fruits and vegetables any time of the day.

The colour of  fruits and vegetable usually say something about its nutritional value. Each color has a nutritional value and a specific health benefits. By eating a variety of  fruits and vegetables you will greatly  gain from it.

Blackberries, blueberries, dried plums/prunes, raisins, purple cabbage, purple potatoes, andeggplants, give you:

A reduced risk of some cancers
A healthy urinary tract
A sharp memory
A long, healthy life
A reduced risk of heart disease
A powerful antioxidant
Improved motor skills 

The color of youth, vigor and energy
Kiwifruit, honeydew melons, spinach, broccoli, romaine lettuce, kale, limes, pears, green peas, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and swiss chard, and apple give you: 

Good eyesight
Strong bones and teeth
A reduced risk of some cancers(prostate)



Pears, apples, bananas, dates, nectarines, peaches, jicama, corn, mushrooms, kohlrabi, parsnips, potatoes, turnips, cauliflower, onions, and garlic give you:

A healthy heart
A good cholesterol profile
A reduced risk of some cancers

Apples , apricots, cantaloupe, cape gooseberries, figs, grapefruit, kiwifruit, lemons, mangoes, nectarines, oranges, papaya, peaches, pears, persimmons, pineapple, tangerines, watermelon, beets, carrots, corn , peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabagas, squash, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes give you:

A powerful antioxidant
A healthy immune system
A good vision
A healthy heart
A reduced risk of some cancer

red fruit
Apples, cherries, cranberries, grapefruit, grapes, oranges, pears, pomegranates, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon, beets, onions, peppers, potatoes, radicchio, radishes, rhubarb, and tomatoes give you:

A healthy heart
A sharp memory
A healthy urinary tract
A reduced risk of some cancers.

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