THE IMPORTANCE OF YELLOW AND ORANGE COLOUR IN FOOD
Orange and yellow colors for skin
All these foods have in common is high beta carotene and carbohydrates content. The carotenoids are a class of flavonoids that are converted in the body into vitamin A, with antioxidant, anticancer and skin protective properties.
Fruits of the same color, such as papaya, mango and oranges are also very rich in vitamin C, involved in the formation of collagen, which provides elasticity to the skin and maintains the health of joints and bones.
Effects of yellow color food
In traditional Chinese medicine these colors were associated with the stomach and spleen, the sweetness and the end of summer season (when grain fields, are yellow to be harvested).
For its carbohydrate content these color foods must be tempered in people with diabetes. Also in this group we find natural remedies for diabetes, such as cinnamon and fenugreek.
These foods should enhance those who want to improve the appearance of skin, scars, people with psoriasis, stretch marks, if people with albinism and joint and bone problems, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
Main yellow of orange color foods list
More information on the different properties of colors in food in the listing above.
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