Learn more about yellow/orange phytonutrients
ALPHA-CAROTENE, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-CRYPTOXANTHIN act as antioxidants, protecting the body from free radical damage. Oxidative damage caused by free radicals contributes to premature aging, age-related spots on cornea, etc.
HESPERIDIN is a phytonutrient that, acting together with vitamin C, helps to support capillary health and collagen production in connective tissue. It helps heal wounds and maintain a healthy immune system.
Recommended amount of orange/yellow vegetables and fruit eaten per dayEat 400-600 g of fruit and vegetables per day.
Give orange and yellow a priority position on your plate and in your diet. Think summer when you eat yellow: sweet corn, lemons, squash, yellow hot peppers, even juicy pineapples. Pears and golden delicious apples pack well for lunches on the go! Mustard seed can add a dash of spice to most recipes.
Going orange? Peaches, apricots and, of course, oranges make quick juicy snacks, while passion fruit, papaya, and mangoes could be tossed for a delicious tropical fruit salad.
Cold outside? Make a scrumptious salad using butternut or acorn squash, sweet potatoes or fresh carrots.
Beneficial quantity of yellow and orange fruits and vegetables in one portion:
1 small yellow apple
1 cup of yellow pepper
½ cup cookd corn
1 cup Crenshaw melon
¾ cup of fresh pineapple
NUTRILITE supplements containing yellow and orange vegetables and fruit concentrates
You should eat as many fresh, unprocessed fruit and vegetables as possible. However, there is a great gap between the amount of fruit and vegetables we need and what we actually eat. NUTRILITE supplements can supplement your diet with the essential phytonutrients. NUTRILITE supplements are made from plant concentrates and therefore contain a wide array of phitonutrients.