Let’s talk about colours and the level of antioxidants in the food.
The meaning of Antioxidant is oxidation or elimination or getting rid of free radicals in your body. The free radicals in our body are caused for stress, overweight, unhealthy diet, lack of sleep or simply genetic.
This is the reason why we should have in our diets antioxidants, and the antioxidants are usually in our colourful food like for example the reds from fruits and vegetables: watermelon, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, apples, and in vegetables like ;
Tomatoes, radish, red pepper, red onion, beetroot and red cabbage.
Green food like broccoli, kale, spinach is with the highest content of antioxidant and omega 3.
The colours are a gift of nature, they offer many health benefits because they have some of the following nutrients.
Lycopene, quercetin, hesperiding, fibre, Vit A, Vit C, Vit E, selenium and zinc.
Gratefully after having this beautiful food in our bodies we will be preventing:
– Prostate Cancer
– Cervical cancer
– Lung cancer
– Reduces tumor growth
– Protects body against free radicals
– Protects body against heart disease
– Lowers blood pressure
– Lowers LDL CHOLESTEROL(bad cholesterol)
– Support Join tissue for people with arthritis
– Keep gastrointestinal health.
But what about the food in white?
Of course they have their benefits as well.
All coming from nature is a gift and these are the advantages of consuming white food like
Onions, mushrooms, pear, banana, white corn, cauliflower.
Understanding the science behind food is amazing and never ending.
Advantages of consuming white food :
-Reduce the blood pressure
-Help to eliminate liquids
-Fight against infections
-Strength the immune system
-Reduce the sugar levels in the blood