Focus on colored fruits and vegetables to get proper nutriton

Add COLOURS to your life..!!

By Bhavya Jain  on: 15 February 2018
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The amount of vegetables you eat isn't the only thing you need to take into consideration. You also need to attempt to consume fruits and vegetables in a variety of different colors. Consuming a rainbow of fruits and vegetables helps insure you get enough of the different nutrients you need for good health.

Red, Blue and Purple

These brightly colored fruits and vegetables often contain essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate. Compounds in these fruits and vegetables also help keep your vision and immune system healthy and limit your risk for urinary tract infections.Also lowers the risk for cancer and heart disease.

White

Some white foods, like garlic, contain allicin, which may help lower your risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer and heart disease. These foods may also be good sources of potassium, vitamin C, folate, niacin and riboflavin. White fruits and vegetables may lower your risk for strokes.

Orange and Yellow

The compounds that give orange and yellow fruits and vegetables their color are called carotenoids. Carotenoids may help improve your immune function and lower your risk for heart disease, vision problems and cancer. Beta-carotene is a carotenoid that your body uses to create vitamin A. Folate, potassium, bromium and vitamin C are also often found in orange and yellow fruits and vegetables.

Green

Chlorophyll gives green fruits and vegetables their color. Some of these fruits and vegetables also contain indoles, which may lower your risk for cancer, and lutein, which helps prevent problems with your vision. Other common nutrients in many of these fruits and vegetables include vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate.



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Ms. Bhavya jain   is new way dietician and nutritionist based  in New Delhi. She has done Bsc(H) Botany fromDelhi University along with Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE) from IGNOU. She has been given the best dietician  at VLCC health care. She has expertise in Weight Loss, Weight Gain, Sports Specific Nutrition Program, Therapeutic Programs, Cholesterol Management and Healthy balanced Diet. She provides diet plans for Pregnancy, for Overweight and Underweight , Hypertension and Kidney problems etc. Former Nutritionist at VLCC HEALTH CARE & Currently working at SCOD (SURGICAL CENTER FOR OESITY AND DIABETES ) as a BARIATRIC NUTRITIONIST & COUNSELOR.Her approach towards healthy life : "A TREATis not a CHEAT..!! So be kind to yourself.So what you waiting for..It only takes one STEP to get started. ""LOOSE WEIGHT IN HEALTHY WAY."
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