You know by now that our health depends on healthy diet with specific nutrients. Now research shows that colors of plant food play a key role - especially purple. Read on to learn more about.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you know from our publications and beyond, your health depends on 2 basic pillars: healthy food and physical exercise. When talking about food, it’s certainly nutritious components like vitamins and minerals, etc.
Not only. Since all fruits and vegetables are colored, this feature is of physiological and psychological relevance as well. With respect to one color specifically: purple. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
BENEFITS OF PURPLE FOOD – SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED
The specific benefit of purple-colored fruits and vegetables comes from its content of antioxidants (anthocyanins), i.e. plant pigments creating naturally blue and red colors in specific plants. With the capability of preventing and also repairing the damage of certain cells in our body.
In medical terms, this may help our body, inter alia, to avoid heart disease, fight cancer and, containing also antioxidants such as polyphenols, they may also cut down neurological conditions, including stress.
Let us briefly focus now on a sample of those purple-colored fruits and vegetables in favor of our health:
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