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Vegetables and fruits are a food source that contains a complete and healthy nutrition. The green vegetable is one rich source of carotene (provitamin A). The older the color green, the more content karotennya.

The content of beta carotene in vegetables help slow the aging process, prevent the risk of cancer, improve lung function, and reduce complications associated with diabetes. Dark green vegetables such as:

- Kang,

- Leaves of cassava

- Leaves katuk,

- Leaves papaya,

- Velvetleaf, and

- Leaves of Moringa.

In the vegetables and fruits also contained vitamins works as an antioxidant. Huh? Antioxidants? What's that??.

Antioxidants are substances that the body needs to neutralize free radicals and prevent damage caused by free radicals on normal cells, protein, and fat. Well Antioxidants in vegetables and work by binding free radicals and can destroy protect the body from oxidative reactions that produce toxins.

In general, fruits are rich in various kinds of minerals, including:

- Potassium (K),

- Calcium (Ca),

- Sodium (Na), and

- Iron (Fe).

Some examples of fruits that are rich in calcium is the salak fruit, sapodilla, orange juice, strawberry, jackfruit, nutmeg and sugar apple.

Within a day, try consume vegetables or fruits at least 3 colors. For example: for fruits, you can eat: papaya, and melons bengkoang. As for vegetables, leaf spinach, cabbage, and carrots. Why? Because plants do not have the "artificial dyes." The color of vegetables and fruits produced by the type of vitamins they contain. So, if we consume 3 colors of vegetables or fruits, means we consume at least 3 kinds of vitamins. To learn more about the benefits of a particular color of fruit and vegetables, the following explanation:

  1. Green Color
    Examples: broccoli, kale, leaf lettuce, and spinach.
    Makana Green are very good for the circulatory system because it contains minerals and vitamin B complex. Several types of phytochemicals in foods green such as sulforaphane and indoles is a powerful anti-cancer compounds.
  2. Red Color
    For example: tomato, watermelon, and red cabbage.
    Red foods contain many phytochemicals that are useful for reducing the impact of body damage from free radicals. Phytochemical called lycopene is a useful source of color to prevent prostate problems, and reduce the effects of skin damage from sunlight.
  3. Color Orange
    For example: carrots, oranges, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, apricots, and melons.
    Orange-colored foods have carotenoids that help repair DNA to prevent cancer. Carrot and orange are very well taken for eye health. Orange foods help the body to get vitamin A.
  4. Color Green / Yellow
    For example: yellow corn, green beans, avocado, and melon.
    The combination of green and yellow foods contains the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin that help reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.
  5. Color Orange / Yellow
    Examples: oranges, pineapple, orange, peach, and papaya.
    Orange and yellow colored foods contain antioxidants and vitamin C are very high. In addition, these foods can help improve the health of the mucous membrane, connective tissue, and also prevent heart disease by improving blood circulation and prevent inflammation.
  6. Color White / Green
    For example: red onion, garlic, celery, pears, cabbage, and scallions.
    Foods that have a combination of green and white colors contain various phytochemicals. White and red onions contain allicin, an anti-virus, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal. Add garlic and onions in the diet to reduce the adverse effects of fatty meat. While the celery is useful for healthy joints.
  7. Color Red / Blue / Purple
    For example: red apples, blueberries, strawberries, cranberries, plums, and grapes.
    This dark-colored food is a source of powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that protect us from heart disease by improving circulation and prevent blood clotting.
Apart from the above explanation, there are also benefits of vegetables and fruits for ourselves, especially for women who want to always look pretty and charming .. hehehe
Emang can? What trick?
Well it sounds like this, experts have proven that eating natural materials (in this case fruits and vegetables) or use it as a concoction of beauty is far more secure and can even help clean up the body from food poisoning so that new cells for health and beauty was formed.
Biologically, women experienced periods in their lives who are not experienced by men, namely menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and monopause, according to the woman's life cycle. With the specificity was, women should be more concerned with body and beauty treatments than men.
For body and beauty care is not necessary to have the expense or having to go abroad, provided that diligent to consume vegetables and fruits, the body will remain healthy and fresh, especially for women so that more looks clean and beautiful ..
Indeed so many benefits of vegetables and fruits for health. For this reason, no wonder if all health experts encourage us to eat lots of vegetables and fruits to maintain body condition.
Well ...
So eat lots of vegetables and fruits ya .. In order for us is always healthy and fit in running the daily activities .. OK!
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on February, Friday 25/2011 14:13 by aldy