Every colour in our fruit and vegetables represents a different family of nourishing, healing and detoxifying compounds. The more colours you eat when it comes to plant based foods, the more nutrients you get.
The powerful phytonutrients hidden in each different colour protect the body through their powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting capacity. Check the list below and be sure to incorporate a wide range of colourful plant foods into your diet!
Quick Colour – Nutrient Guide
GREEN: broccoli, green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach, cilantro
Benefits: Support eye health, arterial function, ling health, liver function. Help wound healing and gum health
RED: pomegranate, raspberries, watermelon, strawberries
Benefits: Support prostate health, protect DNA from damage, protect against cancer & heart disease
PURPLE: red grapes, blackberries, blueberries, aubergines, purple onion
Benefits: Good for heart & brain health. Fight cancer and support healthy ageing
WHITE: garlic, onion, cauliflower
Benefits: Support the circulatory system and healthy bones. Fight heart disease and cancer
YELLOW: mango, carrots, banana, pineapple
Benefits: Good for eye health, healthy immune system, growth & development