Another reason to eat the rainbow 30 Nov 2021
We know we should eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day and we know we should eat a good variety. Recently researchers have discovered another good reason for eating the rainbow of fruit and vegetables because it reduces your cognitive decline.
A plate of colorful fruits and vegetables such as strawberries, oranges, peppers and apples – reduces your risk of memory loss and cognitive decline by around 20%. Rainbow foods are packed with antioxidant flavonoids – especially flavones and anthocyanins they help protect our mental capabilities as we get older. Plus its never to late to start, even those who took up the rainbow diet later in life enjoyed the protective similar protective effects to others who had been eating the rainbow diet for over 20 years.