Three Colors of health: Saffron, white and green

Saffron, white and green are the colors of Health

Researchers say that the colors saffron, white and green gives freshness not only to our soul but also to our health. They also say that we can be healthy when we consume fruits and vegetables based on these three colors.

These colored fruits and vegetables contain essential substances like vitamins and ‘Phytochemicals’ to maintain good health. Let us have a look at the benefits of these tri-colored fruits and vegetables.

Saffron

Saffron colored fruits and vegetables have vitamins and beta-carotene and many other essential nutrients. They are useful for treating age-related eyesight problems. It is also used to prevent cancer. They help in reducing cholesterol, blood pressure and gives strength to the knees.

Fruits and vegetables under this category

Orange: Orange is rich in vitamin C. It is rich in anti-oxidants which are needed for us to lead a healthy life. Orange increases the immunity. Orange is a fiber-rich fruit.

Carrot: Carrot is an excellent vegetable for good eyesight. It has an excess amount of nutrients like magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K.

Papaya: This has folic acid and a unique type of protein to digestive enzymes. It has vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Papaya contains natural laxatives.

White

White fruits and vegetables are good to enhance immune function. It is used to maintain cholesterol and blood pressure.

Onion and Garlic: Sulphite rich onion and garlic also contains a phytochemical known as Allicin. They prevent cyst formation inside the body. They also reduce the levels of blood cholesterol, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar.

Radish: It is rich in fiber and has a good percent of water content. It is a natural laxative. Since radish is a water-rich vegetable, it is good for the skin and eyes.

Green

Best fruits and vegetables to eat comes under this color. It consists of chlorophyll, fiber, folic acid, calcium, vitamin C and beta-carotene. It also prevents cancer.

Spinach: It is very rich in iron and folic acid. It helps in reducing defects in a body by birth. As spinach is rich in calcium and fiber, it aids in better digestion. Spinach also helps in improving skin and eye.

Broccoli: It has the characteristics to fight cancer. Broccoli serves as a healthy food. It is rich in Anti-oxidants, mineral salts and vitamin A and vitamin C.