Eat a rainbow!
A Rainbow diet or eating a rainbow is something that is very popular among healthy eating enthusiasts.
Rainbow Foods/Rainbow Diet:
It is an idea of adding fresh and colorful fruits and vegetables to the diet, for example, adding 2 to 3 colorful fruits and vegetables to every meal. Plants contain phytonutrients that make them add color to fruits or vegetables, and they are super nutritious. And every color indicates different micronutrients! So, including colors in your diet provides your body with a good amount of vitamins and minerals.
Let’s look into the rainbow!
1) Red: Red vegetables such as red cabbage, tomatoes, red onions, etc. and red fruits such as apples, red plums, watermelon, etc. are antioxidants that help fight diseases and also reduces the risk of anxiety and stress
2) Orange and Yellow: Fruits and vegetables such as carrots, oranges, pineapple, pumpkin, etc., are a great source of antioxidants, vitamin A, B, and E. It supports eye health and reduces the risk of heart disease.
3) Green: Green fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamin A, C, and potassium. E.g. of green food is green leafy vegetables, cabbage, broccoli, etc.
4) Blue and Purple: It is suitable for memory, prevents heart risk and stroke. E.g., blue and purple foods are blueberries, eggplant, blackberries, purple cabbage, etc.
5) White and brown: It is an excellent source of potassium and fiber. Eg. of white or brown food are garlic, onions, mushrooms, potatoes, etc. that helps in
You may add more fruits and vegetables to your daily diet through your snacks, dinner, lunch, or breakfast. Plant-based colorful foods have immense benefits to our overall health because they are a natural source of nutrients.
Start eating a rainbow and take care of your body.
Remember, you don’t have to go all fancy and get just kale, asparagus, and dragon fruits in your diet. Eat local, seasonal foods such as methi, Jamun, local dates, and Chikoos more!
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