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Colors: Part 1 of 5 Why you should eat "Green"

written by Vidya Sury August 28, 2010

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Did you know that what color fruits and veggies you consume is just as important as how much you consume? Phytonutrients, or antioxidants found in vibrant, colorful produce, protect the body from damaging effects.

Experts suggest that when you shop and cook, try to get three different ‘color categories’ in your recipes. Let us find out about why you should eat the five main colors – green, blue and purple, red and pink, yellow and orange, white and  beige.

Here’s part one – about GREENS:

Health benefits: Maintains healthy cells, arteries, lungs and liver

What to eat: Kale, collard greens, spinach, green peppers, watercress, lettuce, zucchini, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, green beans, soybeans, green tea

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Vidya Sury

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