The Food Color Wheel

One of the best approaches to shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables is to remember this rule of thumb: eat from the rainbow. Yes, it's great to be "green", but not eating a variety of foods from the color spectrum is doing your body a disadvantage. By eating from the rainbow, you can be reassured that you are maximizing your intake of a wide range of nutrients.

If you are wondering why your body has some mineral and nutrient deficiencies, it is because you have neglected to consistently add color to your diet. Each fruit and vegetable of different colors, add a host of health benefits that are essential. Click to enlarge the graphic below and the next time you're shopping for fruits and veggies, remember the rule of thumb.

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