The Color Wheel for Food Energetics
Unlock the Secret to Harmonious Living with cShashona’s 5 Essences.
My Weekly Blog is designed to teach the secret behind cShashona’s 5 Essences for Harmonious Living.
The basic core for your Color “U” Energy food for energy is to eat food from every color of food group every day. Colorful veggies offer powerful health benefits besides natural fiber, vitamins and lots of minerals.
RED: Sexy and Sensual
Red contains lycopene an antioxidant that that improves memory, detoxifies the blood and protects the heart. Lycopene is contained in apples, cherries, guavas, pimentos, pink grapefruit, red peppers, pomegranates, strawberries, tomatoes and watermelon.
PURPLE: Fame and Recognition
Purple and blue anthocyanidins are powerful antioxidants that reduce blood cholesterol improve vision and nervous system function and improve and improve retinal tissue. They are found in purple and blue fruits and veggies like red beets, blueberries, currants, figs, grapes, plums and most berries.
YELLOW: Sun Power and Enlightenment
Yellow/Orange contains beta carotene which improves eyesight, heart function, and strengthens the immune system. Beta carotene is found in bananas, carrots, grapefruit, mangoes, oranges, peaches, pears, pineapple, pumpkin, squash and tangerines. Yellow foods such as citrus, carrots and peppers also contribute Vitamin C and selenium, which are both powerful antioxidant nutrients.
GREEN: Growth and Renewal, Health and Wellness
Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities, green contains lutein which improves eyesight and builds bones. The chlorophyll in green is an antibacterial which cleans toxins from the blood and included in green food such as asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, endive, green apples, green beans, kiwi fruit, lettuce, parsley, peas and spinach.
WHITE: Foods such as cauliflower, celery, endive, garlic, leeks, mushrooms and onions are anti-inflammatory and antioxidants.
Embrace Positive Energy – A positive outlook is your key to a happy and healthy life. Change is appealing and new ideas sound energizing. Gratitude is a positive attitude that can be exercised to a fine art.