There’s no doubt about it, we’re constantly bombarded with ‘lose weight quick schemes’. From your favourite influencer promoting ‘tummy tea’ to flashy TV ads for slimming clubs, it can feel like there’s no escaping diet culture.
At Go Nutz, we don’t subscribe to calorie counting or punishing gym schedules, we believe the best way to nourish your body is to do what feels right for you. So what do we think is the best way to maintain your wellbeing? It’s simple. Keep it colourful.
The rainbow eating in a nutshell
It’s no secret that each type of food you eat, reveals something nutritionally unique. And the more varied your diet, the more types of nutrients you’ll benefit from. But did you know you can reveal a food’s nutritional value by its colour? Thanks science!
Colourful culinary secrets revealed
When you include rainbow eating as part of your healthy lifestyle, there’s no complicated rule book. All you need to do is eat a variety of colours, switching things up at every meal in order to enjoy the full spectrum of nutrients. Not sure how to get started? Here’s everything you need to know about the food colour chart:
Orange foods contain lutein, said to contribute to muscle wellbeing and eyesight. So about all those times your mum told you that if you eat all your carrots you’ll be able see in the dark…
Yellow foods can help with digestion issues and offer pain relief for things like tummy aches. And of course, trusty old bananas are packed with potassium which is said to prevent strokes.
Red foods are said to help fight diseases such as cancer. Plus, they’re high in Vitamin C which helps to power your immune system.
Green foods are the most obviously nutritious - we all know green means healthy. They’re high in fibre and vitamins and can help fight everything from heart disease and infections to respiratory disease.
Blue foods, like the blueberries you add to your porridge help to keep your arteries healthy. And like red foods, are said to help reduce the risk of cancers.
Purple foods are ones to reach for when you need to boost your brain power. They also help to lower your blood pressure. Ahhh…
Tried your hand at healthy eating the Go Nutz way?
If you’ve got a yummy rainbow recipe you’d like to share, or you need a few tips on how to eat more colourfully - reach out to us on social media. We’d love to hear from you.