10 easy tips to add more colour to your diet Unless you're living in a tropical paradise like Bali (where I'm penning this blog post), shifting your mindset to eating a colourful diet takes some planning. Since I began my quest to eat the rainbow each day, I've noticed a considerable shift in the way I shop, cook, and eat. The tips below have been beneficial for me, and I hope they can help you too! 1. Shop with colour in mind It goes without saying that adding more colour to
Incorporating colour into my shopping routine has transformed the way I think about cooking - and I couldn't recommend it more highly. I wasn't always strategic at the grocery store. Years of living in Paris meant my shopping routine closely resembled a relaxed Saturday morning stroll, as I wandered from stall to stall picking up whatever caught my eye. I relished my weekly food shopping outing, from the mesmerising cheese counters to the noisy fishmonger yelling out the day'
Read on for a few do's and don't when it comes to eating and preparing your favourite fruits and vegetables. Do: mix up your fruit and veg Nutritionists recommend eating a rainbow of colourful plant foods, with a target of 10 different plants a day and 30 a week. This includes fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, and herbs. In a bit of a rut? Start with small "low hanging fruit" like trying different colours of your fave plants. Do: buy what's in season Buy what's in seas
Fruits and vegetables get their colour from natural compounds which signify their health-promoting properties. Read on for the science behind the rainbow of colours. Doctors, nutritionists, and researchers agree: eating a wide range of colourful foods (from plants!) is good for your health. This post explores the science behind the colours, and how they work to help keep you healthy. The quick & dirty Fruits and vegetables get their eye-catching colours from phytochemicals, n