Friday, 25 January 2013


Beetroot, cherries,rasberries, pomegranates, red apples, red capsicum , red onions, red radishes, strawberries, tomatoes and watermelon. This group contains lycopene, an antioxidant that helps protect against cancer and heart disease. Foods in this group may also help reduce the risk of complications from diabetes, help control high blood pressure and slow the effects of aging.

Beets, blackberries, prunes, cranberries, plums, purple cabbage, brinjal. This group contains anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. They may also help reduce your risk of certain cancers, complications from diabetes and age-related memory loss.

3) Green
All leafy vegetables, beans, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, green apples, kiwi, green pears, lime, olives, and green peas,cucumber. This group contains sulfurorphane, isothiocyanates and indoles which may help reduce your risk of cancer. Green/Yellow fruits and vegetables also contain lutein and carotenoids that help fight age-related vision problems. Leafy greens are also a good source of iron, folate, calcium, vitamin K, A and C.

4) Yellow/Orange
Apricots, carrots, oranges,papaya, golden apple, lemon, pear, pineapple, pumpkin, yellow capsicum and yellow tomatoes are excellence source of yellow food. These are rich in Alpha carotene, Beta carotene, Beta cryptoxanthin, Vitamin C, and Bioflavonoids.These nutrients protect against cancer and heart disease as well as contributes to good vision, healthy skin, healthy bones and teeth and a healthy immune system.

5) White
The good source of white food are, cauliflower, onions, ginger, mushroom, turnip, garlic, white corn,radish . This group contains allicin, which helps fight infection as well as flavonoids, powerful antioxidants that help protect against cancer and heart disease.

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