Red color food for heart health

Curative effects on health of red color food


Red color for heart

Red foods are rich in lycopene, carotenoids and flavonoids with antioxidant and cardiovascular properties. They favor heart and promote blood circulation.

Many of these foods have stimulant properties, recovering the desire and enliven the mood.

Effects of food with red color

Photo of raspberries

Traditional Chinese Medicine gives the red color properties for the heart and small intestine. Red food usually tastes acid (like tomatoes or raspberries) and they are generally ripe in summer.

For its richness in antioxidants and low in calories, these foods are very suitable for people with hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, and poor circulation.

In an stimulant diet red or forest fruits such as currants, strawberries and raspberries must be present.

Main red color food


Bladder cherrySaffronGoji berryRoseRaspberriesStrawberries – Gamma-oryzanol – PomegranateRedcurrantGuavaPrickly pears – Red yeast rice – ApplesCayenne pepperRed pepperGrapefruitRadishBeetRhubarbWatermelonElderTomato – Wine

More information on the different properties of colors in food.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 January, 2022

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