Colour Diet

Contributor: Nutrition Counselor Ling Ai

In 1970s, Kansas University did a study on foods’ nutrients which they discovered that different colored food sources, fruits & vegetables have its unique nutrients as in proteins, vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc and their right combination are more beneficial to our body as it provides a full spectrum of nutrients that our body need for optimal health, protects against diseases and slows the aging process, etc. Also, they are low in calories & sodium, contain no cholesterol and high in fiber.

While it was recorded in the fundamental Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) book “Huang Di Nei Jing,” or “The Medical Classic of the Yellow Emperor,” that consuming foods of Color diet matching can help to speed up your body’s healing progress! Color diet also known as Five Element theory which are categorized as: fire (Red/ Pink color), earth (Orange/ Yellow color), wood (Green color), water (Black/ Blue/ Purple color) & earth (Brown/ Tan/ White color) which are related to our body’s organs.

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