Here are the five colours you need to eat on a regular basis to enhance your health!
Green: Green is the colour of life and impacts the liver.
Rich in iron, calcium, vitamins K, A, and C :
Lettuce, Broccoli, Cabbage, Spinach, Green pepper, Green Onion, Kale, Parsley, Coriander, Zucchini, Asparagus, Okra, Arugula,
Red: contains lycopene, an antioxidant that can help protect against cancer. Foods high in lycopene may also help reduce the complications from and control high blood pressure. Red impacts the heart. Eating more red-coloured food can help one’s immune system and prevent
Tomato, Radishes, Red bell pepper, Red Onion, Radicchio, Meat, Tuna, Red chilli pepper, strawberry, raspberry, cherry, water melon, beets, red cabbage, Pomegranate, Pink Grapefruits, Red Grapes and Red Apples.
Yellow/Orange: Yellow corresponds to the spleen. The spleen transforms and transports the energy from food and drink throughout the body
rich in beta carotene, vitamin A and vitamin C contain powerful antioxidants that neutralize free radicals.
Lemons, Butternut Squash, Pumpkin, Yellow/Orange pepper, corn, soy beans, Yellow beets, Sweet potatoes, Papaya, Oranges, Carrots.
White: White foods give people a clean feeling and purifies the lungs. They are good for adjusting the vision and calming emotions. Contains allicin, which has been known to help lower blood sugar and have amazing anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. This group also contains powerful antioxidants, which help to protect against cancer and heart disease.
Tofu, Cauliflower, Rice, Bread, Pasta, Potato, Noodles, Turnips, Garlic, White mushrooms, onion.
Black impacts the kidney. The kidneys are the fatal organ amongst the five organs and the origin of life.
Sea vegetables, Black sesame seed, Poppy seeds, Chia, Burdock, Mushroom (dark colour) , Black beans, Black rice, blue berry, black berry, grapes, Purple Cabbage.
Be truly colourful when you cook and eat.