Colours of the Rainbow
But why the need to get a rainbow of vegetables into the stubborn mouths of our children? Well it can be easy to fall into a routine of focusing only on what you know the kids will eat.However, our bodies benefit from variety for optimal health we NEED a rainbow of colours
Red Fruit and Vegetables
Help to fight cancer, reduces the risk of diabetes and heart disease, improve skin quality and soaks up damaging free radicals.
eg.Red capsicum, tomatoes, strawberries, raspberries, watermelon, Apples, cranberries, cherries or beetroot.
Orange Fruit & Vegetables
Improve immune function, reduce the risk of heart disease, promote eye health (she wasn't lying then) and promotes healthy joints
eg.Oranges, grapefruit, peaches, carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, papayas, mangoes, lemons
Green Fruit & Vegetables
Boost the immune system, help detoxify the body, restore energy and vitality, aids tissue healing and provides digestive enzymes.
eg.Avocado, broccoli, lettuce, brussel sprouts, green grapes, green apples, asparagus, spinach, green beans, kiwi fruit
Blue/Purple Fruit and Vegetables
Fight cancers and unwanted inflammation, reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, boost memory and protects cells from damage.
eg. Blueberries, blackberries, red grapes, purple cabbage, eggplant, plums, prunes, figs
White and Brown Fruit & Vegetables
Protect against certain cancers, keep bones strong, a heart healthy choice.
eg. Mushrooms, cauliflower, garlic, parsnips, potatoes, onions
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