A Rainbow on Your Plate

A Rainbow on Your Plate

Contributed by SuperNature

The importance of eating a wide range of fruits and vegetables can’t be stressed enough. Rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients – naturally occurring plant chemicals that produce their vibrant hues – fruits and vegetables offer a plethora of health-promoting benefits. Here’s a look at what they bring to the table:

Red fruits and vegetables have been shown to:

- Reduce the risk of certain cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke
- Improves skin quality
- Lowers the risk of macular degeneration

Load up on these: tomatoes, red peppers, beets, cherries, strawberries and watermelon

Orange or yellow fruits and vegetables have been shown to:

- Protect the skin against the sun and pollution
- Improve immune function
- Promote eye health and protect vision
- Promote healthy joints

Load up on these: carrots, corn, squash, oranges, grapefruits and mangoes

Green fruits and vegetables have been shown to:

- Aid tissue healing
- Detoxify the body
- Provide digestive enzymes
- Restore energy and increase vitality

Load up on these: broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, avocado, kiwi fruits and green apples

Blue or purple fruits and vegetables have been shown to:

- Reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease
- Boost memory
- Protect cells from damage
- Fight inflammation

Load up on these: purple cabbage, eggplants, blueberries, figs, plums and prunes

White fruits and vegetables have been shown to:

- Keep bones strong
- Lower cholesterol
- Balance hormones
- Lower the risk of various heart ailments

Load up on these: cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, parsnips and radish

Incorporating a rainbow into your daily diet needn’t be an uphill task. For the time-pressed, a nutritious meal is just a few clicks away. Now available on Oddle, Glow offers a wide range of organic juices and fresh salads, including its signature Glow Rainbow Salad - a medley of seasonal shredded organic vegetables and hazelnuts with a drizzle of refreshing honey, apple cider and mustard vinaigrette. Order now!

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