Different colored phytonutrients are so important to your overall health. This means different colored fruits and vegetables. Eat the rainbow! I can’t stress this enough.
Today we have choices about what we eat. We also have more education than ever. For those of you who aren’t eating different colored fruits and vegetables every day, here is some education and a polite reminder to add more into your diet, and why.
This is important information not only for you. Pass this information along to your children, friends, parents and loved ones. Think about this before you decide on which side dish to cook with dinner, what to snack on and what to buy at the market.
Does that box of energy or protein bars have colourful phytonutrients? What about that protein shake after you work out? What about the creamy pasta with exotic cheese? It’s fine to eat whatever you’d like, but remember get your colorful vegetables and fruits in first! Remember to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. These are better for you than things you will find in a package or in a box or a fancy wrapper or in a bag!
When it comes to eating the rainbow, think color! Here are some great examples. Eat some of this every single day: