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Be Colorful, Be Healthy

By New You Editorial
Posted On Oct 14, 2013

New You Health Tip: Craft meals filled with color to maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet.

The more colors your plate contains, the more variety of nutrients you are likely supplying your body. The color of your food pertains to distinct areas of benefit to your body:

White foods strengthen the immune system

Green foods purify and detoxify

Red foods improve heart and blood health

Yellow foods fortify skin’s elasticity

Orange foods prevent certain types of cancer

Purple foods promote longevity