We are starting off this rainbow food series with the colors RED and ORANGE!
To summarize from the last post, dining on a full assortment of rainbow food is not only fun and pleasing to our eyes, but it's nature’s way of giving us multivitamins, minerals, and other awesome nutrients such as phytochemicals. Phytochemicals (aka phytonutrients) are compounds found only in plant foods. Phytochemicals have been found to produce antioxidant effects. Antioxidants are enzymes that prevent free radicals from damaging our cells (oxidation). Oxidation causes tissue damage, which can turn into diseases like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's, just to name a few.
Today we'll learn about what specific nutrients are correlated with red and orange foods. In addition, you'll learn some delicious red and orange recipes :) Let's dig in!
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