Eating a Rainbow for Better Health

We all know that we should consume a good portion of fruit and vegetables each day in order to keep a healthy lifestyle.  Did you know that different colours of fruit and vegetables represent different vitamins and minerals?  In order to get a good blend of vitamins, we should aim to eat lots of different colours in our diet!

Red fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, red peppers and strawberries contains good levels of vitamin A which is good for maintaining your eye health as well as your immune system.

White fruits and vegetables such as garlic contain potassium, folate and niacin which are helpful to lower your risk of having a stroke.

Orange and yellow fruits and vegetables get their colour from carotenoids.  These also include high levels of vitamin C and are fantastic for boosting your immune system and lower your risk of heart disease.

Green fruits and vegetables contain vitamin A, C and K and are known to help prevent cancer.