Thursday, December 18, 2008

Taste The Rainbow, Carson City!

Taste The Rainbow!
Those headaches.

That lack of energy.

The diabetes.

The weird skin condition.

The depression.

That acid reflux.

That extra padding around your thighs, tummy, and fanny.

And lots of other bad stuff besides.

What am I talking about?

All of the ailments above can be traced back to WHAT YOU EAT!

It makes perfect sense once you pause to think about it.

Your health is a direct reflection of the health of your cells.

You see, you need a constant supply of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) in order to function at peak form. When you fail to give your cells the quantity and quality they need the health of your cells begins to deteriorate.

Remember: Your overall health follows your cells.

How can you get more micronutrients and improve the health of your cells?

Easy: Eat the rainbow. (My grandfather has recommended this for fifty years)

Families of micronutrients have corresponding color pigments and supports your health in a particular way.

Let’s group these foods so that we are eating every color in the rainbow!

Here we go….

Color: Red
Micronutrient: Lycopene
Benefit: Antioxidant/Cancer fighter
Fruits and Veggies: Beets, cherries, pink grapefruit, radishes, red apples, red grapes, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons.

Color: Orange/Yellow
Micronutrient: Carotenoids
Benefit: Eye health/ Cancer Fighter/ Healthy Heart

Fruits and Veggies: Carrots, lemons, mangoes, oranges, papaya, peaches, pears, sweet potatoes, grapefruit, cantaloupe

Color: Yellow/Green
Micronutrient: Lutein
Benefit: Healthy eyes/ healthy skin/ antioxidant

Fruits and Veggies: Avocados, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, peas, honeydew melon, kiwi fruit, celery, artichokes, limes

Color: White/Brown
Micronutrient: Allicin
Benefit: lower blood pressure/ anti-inflammatory/ antioxidant

Fruits and Veggies: Bananas, cauliflower, onions, brown pears, turnips, dates

Color: Blue/Purple
Micronutrient: Resveratrol
Benefit: Cancer fighter/ Life extension/ Athletic performance

Fruits and Veggies: Blackberries, Blueberries, Acai, Asparagus, Eggplant, Plums, prunes

These fruits and vegetables do wonders for the health of your cells.

By eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables every day, your health will skyrocket, your energy will rise, and you’ll start looking great!

Dedicated To You,

~Lucas Wold

PS – Happy Holidays!

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