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Weekend Wellness: The Nutrition Rainbow 

wellness-rainbow

Many years ago, I adopted the notion of eating a rainbow of colors.  I knew this would  give me loads of antioxidant, vitamins and minerals, anti inflammatory properties and nutrient dense, calorically low whole foods.  Here’s a deeper look in to my notion:

Red Fruits and Vegetables
Contain nutrients such as lycopene, ellagic acid, Quercetin, and Hesperidin, to name a few. These nutrients reduce the risk of prostate cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce tumor growth and LDL cholesterol levels, scavenge harmful free-radicals, and support join tissue in arthritis cases. Continue reading

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