Follow this Colour Chart to get the most from your fruits and vegetables.
Benefits: Reduces the risk of prostrate cancer,may protect against lung and stomach cancer.
Source:Marigolds and green leafy vegetables such kale, spinach and romaine lettuce.
Benefits: Promotes eye health and prevents mascular degeneration(a specific form of blindness that is especially prevalent in individuals over the age of 75.
Benefits:Increases the plasma antioxidant capacity of the blood and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. especially beneficial to smokers and women.
Source-Black tea and dark chocolate.
Benefits: Protects the body against free radicals that cause damage to cells and also have heart health benefits.
DARK PURPLE AND RED FRUITS
Source-Pomegranates,red and purple grapes, blueberries, raspberries,blackberries and strawberries.
Benefits: Protects against free radicals that lead to heart disease and DNA damage.
Benefits: Reduces the severity of varicose veins. supports good cardiovascular performance.
Source- Onions and leeks.
Benefits: Beneficial in preventing cancer and reducing blood cholesterol levels.
Article from The Star. Photo by me.