Drink your colours!

Fruits and vegetables can be found in a plethora colours, mainly due to the different micronutrients they contain. Vitamins and phytonutrients responsible for providing these coluorful hues vary in every plant source. Since there is not a single nutrient that can give us everything that we need to be healthy, it is recommended that we choose a variety of fruits and vegetables in different colours of the rainbow in our diet to benefit fully from a rich and varied spectrum of nutrients for optimal health benefits. The different benefits of drinking each colour of the rainbow diet:

The Oranges

Helps prevent cancer and promote collagen production.

The Reds

A diet rich in lycopene may reduce the risk of many cancers including prostate cancer by as much as 35 percent!. Also known to improve heart and blood health, fuel joint support and neutralizes free radicals.

The Yellows

Helps to ease indigestion, reduce inflammation and swelling, and can provide relief from allergies due to the high histamine response. Also maintains eye health, reducing the risk of age-related deterioration.

The Greens

Detoxifies the whole body and improves the immune system. Promotes weight loss and reduces LDL (bad) cholesterol, improves digestion and reduces the risk of many cancers. Exhibits antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities.

The Purples / Blues

Improves mineral absorption and provides powerful antioxidants to neutralize free radicals. Also greatly reduces the risk of estrogen-related cancers.

The Whites

Improves bone health and arterial functions, extremely effective at protecting against heart disease. Also provides a high source of dietary fiber, benefiting overall health including digestive and brain function.