Getting healthy starts with you shopping at your grocery store. Your food choices will either help you or harm you. Make it easy; follow these simple color tips and you will turn your kitchen into a pharmacy.Green Foods: Rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, vitamins A, C and E, fiber, folic acid and chlorophyll; leafy greens are great for purifying the blood and strengthening the immune system.
Red Foods: Full of lycopene, a potent antioxidant found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon, guava, papaya, apricots, pink grapefruit and blood oranges. Scientific studies show that lycopene helps prevent prostate, lung and stomach cancer.
Orange Foods: Good for your eyes and full of beta-carotene, which scavenges free radicals in your body—limiting the damage to your cells and DNA. Found in foods like sweet potatoes, carrots, cantaloupe and mangos.
Yellow Foods: Lutein-rich foods are great for your eyes, skin and heart.
White Foods: Known for reducing blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. Garlic, ginger and onions have antiviral and antibacterial phytochemicals so they can be used as natural antibiotics.
Blue and Purple Foods: Contain antioxidant anthocyanin and packed with phytochemicals; prevent early signs of aging and heart disease; found in eggplants, purple cabbage, grapes, blueberries, plums and figs. *Article written by Susan Edwards and Monica Sanchez (certified HHC Holistic Health Coaches) and published in 2014 The Challenge Magazine - See more at: http://visalusblog.com/share/6-colors-for-healthy-grocery-store-shopping/#sthash.roCut3Xt.dpufRemember folks it's time to fly! Add so beauty to your plate and enjoy eating healthy. Get guidance when trying new foods, take advice from those living the wellness lifestyle you desire, try something new each day, and make a change to living healthy, living fit, living your passion, & living Posh!
live.your.passion. -Lady T