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Day 2: Color Me ‘RED’

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Day 2: Color Me ‘RED’

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significance of red colored foods

Red is the color of Passion and through the ages has represented love. In relation to food, we use Red color to stimulate our appetite. So why not go ahead and add some love to our Healthy Cup of Rainbow today.

Sources

Tomatoes, Cranberries, Walnuts, Persimmon, Cherries, Chilli Powder, Raspberries, Grapefruit, Watermelon, Papaya, Pomegranate, Red Cabbage.

Benefits

  • Red vegetables like Red Cabbage help protect against cancer.
  • Tomatoes are a good source of potassium and vitamin C, which keeps the heart healthy.
  • According to research, intake of strawberries has shown to prevent LDL (the bad Cholesterol) from oxidation.

Add ‘RED’ to the diet- Here is how?

  • Use Tomato sauce with salads, pizza, and other snacks or add some tomato puree to your cooking when possible.
  • Whip up some cranberry juice or smoothie to cool off after a morning jog.
  • Spice up your menu by adding some red cabbage slaw along with Chili prepared with tomatoes and chilli powder.
  • Chill out on a free day with strawberry fruit salad.
  • Add raspberries and walnuts to oatmeal for breakfast.

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Last updated:  1st July 2014

Next update on: 1st August, 2014

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