The 30 Day Eat by Color Challenge

Eating colorful plant foods can do much to ward off disease while nourishing and healing your body.

Plant foods have a particular color for a reason. The brilliant color that nature painted most plants is indicative of the prominent nutrients they possess. Some nutrients, more than others, can be especially beneficial for certain aspects of the human body. Eating a full spectrum of fruits and vegetables may be the best way to nourish and protect the various organ systems of the human body. From brain and heart, from bone to immune health, a colorful plate does much to reduce the risk of disease and support day to day growth and repair. Not only are colorful plant foods extremely nutrient-dense, they are low-calorie, helping you indulge in a guilt-free plate.

How can you add more color to your plate?

Simple! For the next 30 days, be color conscious. Color your plate by incorporating two to three plants foods in each meal. This will ensure you are adding an array of nutrients to each and every meal. These low-calorie add-ins provide excellent substitutions for non-healthy items that may be occupying your plate.

Add more nutrients and fewer calories to your plate with a color swap. Here are a few examples.color swap

If you color your plate for the next 30 days, you will likely drop a few pounds, up the nutritional value of meals, and increase your energy level. This 30 day trial can turn into a new healthy lifestyle habit!

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