Scenes from Episode 1 of Prescription: Nutrition
We should really eat the rainbow when it comes to choosing our vegetables because many of the anti-aging, anti-cancer, antioxidants are the plant pigments themselves, so for example the beta carotene, which makes carrot and sweet potatoes, cantaloupes, orange or lycopene, the red pigment in tomatoes. The same chemical nature of the pigment compounds that reflects that gorgeous color is the same antioxidant properties that can be so helpful within the body.
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