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Checkout what is rainbow diet and how it helps in immunity

Adding a variety of colorful foods to a diet is always a good choice. Experts have linked colorful foods to many physical and mental health benefits. Each color found in food, whether it’s green, red, purple, blue, yellow, or even white, reveals something nutritionally quite unique. Eating a diet consisting of plenty of colorful foods may be profitable for the immune system to fight off any potential diseases. In fact, health experts often advise avoiding immune system booster supplements and eating a rainbow diet plan as part of a healthy eating plan to get all nutrients your body needs to function normally.

Scroll down to see the benefits of a rainbow diet:

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Reds:

Fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, red peppers, strawberries, and pink grapes are loaded with phytochemicals (lycopene and anthocyanins) that may help protect against certain diseases which even include cancer and diabetes.

Orange:

They help prevent free radical damage to your DNA. you can add carrots, oranges, lemons, sweet potatoes, papayas, and pumpkins to your meal daily to get zeaxanthin, flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, vitamin C, and beta-carotene, which help your body in many different ways.

Yellows:

Riched with enzymes such as bromelain and papain that may provide various health benefits. Foods like pineapple and papaya are known to ease digestion and decrease inflammation and swelling.

Greens:

Spinach, kale, parsley, celery, broccoli, artichoke, etc. are packed full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants that boost the immune system.

Purples/Blues:

Loaded with antioxidants foods like purple cauliflower, purple cabbage, purple kale, eggplant, blueberries, and cranberries, can help reduce inflammation in the body.

Whites:

Bananas, cauliflower, potatoes, onions, and garlic are proven for their ability to reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol, and protect against certain cancers.

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