EAT A RAINBOW (EVERY DAY)- As many of you have noticed, several of the healthy tips focus on good foods to eat to make sure we get the proper amount of different, health promoting anti-oxidants and phytochemicals. The point I am trying to make today is not to find and load up on one “good food”, but to get a wide variety of foods into our diets every day to ensure we get a consistent supply of as many of these important nutrients as possible. Each of the different color groups of fruits and vegetables: yellow-orange, red-purple-blue, red-orange and green is highly concentrated in different disease fighting nutrients. Now that Farmers’ Market season is upon us, it will be even easier to add several colors to your daily meals.
For more information on “eating rainbows” and what the different colored fruits and vegetables provide, try: Eat a Rainbow
For more information of Farmers’ Markets and how to find one near you, try: FarmandFood.org