According to nutritionists, phytochemicals in any kind of fruits and vegetables have good antioxidant capacity, which can reduce inflammation in the body and eliminate free radicals in the body.

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[Health Channel/Comprehensive Report] When it comes to vegetables, do you intuitively only think of green?

Nutritionists point out that, in fact, because of the unique phytochemicals in them, plants have a variety of bright colors and various benefits.

For example, yellow fruits and vegetables contain lutein and zeaxanthin, and purple ones contain anthocyanins, both of which help improve vision; red contains lycopene, which can protect the male prostate; white contains sulfide, which increases liver function Detoxification and metabolism; green contains dietary fiber and potassium, which can delay the rise of blood sugar and eliminate edema; black contains soluble fiber and polysaccharide, which can improve blood lipids, etc.

Nutritionist He Yilin shared on the Facebook fan page "He Yilin Nutritionist" that different colors of fruits and vegetables contain phytochemicals of different colors, which also help the body in different ways. Therefore, it is necessary to consume more fruits and vegetables of various colors. Green, and no matter what kind of phytochemicals have good antioxidant capacity, can reduce inflammation in the body and eliminate free radicals in the body.

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●Yellow fruits and vegetables: Contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which help improve vision, eye fatigue, and night vision.

Yellow and orange fruits and vegetables include yellow bell peppers, pumpkins, oranges, corn, carrots, etc.

●Purple fruits and vegetables: Contains anthocyanins, which help improve vision, eye fatigue, and night vision.

Purple fruits and vegetables include eggplant, blueberry, grape, purple bell pepper, purple cauliflower, purple cabbage, purple potato, etc.

●Red fruits and vegetables: Lycopene, in addition to having good antioxidant capacity, also has a protective effect on the male prostate, and it is recommended to cook with oil, which can better absorb fat-soluble lycopene.

Red fruits and vegetables include tomatoes, bell peppers, peppers, cherries, strawberries, etc.

●White fruits and vegetables: such as onions, garlic, and white cauliflower are rich in sulfides, which can increase liver detoxification and metabolism.

People who often stay up late to sleep, socialize and drink alcohol, and are stressed, can supplement foods of this color.

White fruits and vegetables include onions, potatoes, mushrooms, garlic, white cauliflower, white fungus, etc.

●Green vegetables: high content of dietary fiber can increase satiety, delay blood sugar rise, and promote gastrointestinal motility; rich potassium ions can increase body metabolism and eliminate edema.

Green vegetables and fruits include green leafy vegetables, spinach, spinach, cauliflower, gherkin, kiwi and other green leafy vegetables.

●Black vegetables: water-soluble fiber, polysaccharide, can improve blood lipids, increase stool formation.

For maintaining intestinal flora, reducing and avoiding leaky gut.

Black fruits and vegetables: mushrooms, black fungus.

He Yilin said that living in a modern environment, there is a lot of non-food and fried food, stress, tobacco and alcohol, environmental hormones, etc. will make the body inflamed.

In addition, obesity, blood sugar, blood pressure, and blood lipids are all chronic inflammations, so remember to add more vegetables of various colors to your usual diet, at least 3 fist-sized a day.

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  • Potassium

  • vegetable

  • Sulfide

  • Lutein

  • Dietary fiber

  • Lycopene

  • anthocyanin

  • phytochemicals

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