Did you know that April 7th is World Health Day? A part of World Health Day is inspiring, motivating and guiding others on to living healthy, and we can't think of anything more inspiring than a Nutrition Rainbow! By bringing more color to your plate, you can enjoy amazing flavor combinations, while filling up on key nutrients too. Take a close look at this Nutrition Rainbow, and see how you can add more color to your life.
This PCRM Nutrition Rainbow chart shows the cancer-fighting and immune-boosting power of different-hued foods.
|Colorful Protective Substances
and Possible Actions
|Tomatoes and tomato
products, watermelon, guava
|Lycopene: antioxidant; cuts prostate
| Carrots, yams, sweet
potatoes, mangos, pumpkins
| Beta-carotene: supports immune
system; powerful antioxidant
|Oranges, lemons, grapefruits, papayas, peaches
| Vitamin C, flavonoids: inhibit tumor
cell growth, detoxify harmful substances
|Spinach, kale, collards,
and other greens
| Folate: builds healthy cells and
|Broccoli, Brussels sprouts,
|Indoles, lutein: eliminate excess estrogen and carcinogens
|Garlic, onions, chives, asparagus
|Allyl sulfides: destroy cancer cells, reduce cell division, support immune systems
| Blueberries, purple grapes, plums
|Anthocyanins: destroy free radicals
|Grapes, berries, plums
| Resveratrol: may decrease estrogen
| Whole grains, legumes
| Fiber: carcinogen removal
According to the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), the more naturally colorful your meal is, the more likely it is to have an abundance of cancer-fighting nutrients. Pigments that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors represent a variety of protective compounds.
Download PCRM Nutrition Rainbow Chart
A Nutrition Rainbow in Your Bowl
Now that you've seen the Nutrition Rainbow, we have to show you delicious ways to enjoy those colors and flavors! This Caribbean Confetti Salad can be paired with any meal, or stand alone as a snack. And guess what? If you like the Saladmaster Food Processor or Double Walled Bowl, then you can get any of these items as a complimentary Hosting Gift for hosting a Saladmaster Cooking Show.
Other Healthy Salad Recipes
Here's more ways to add color to your plate!
Try Strawberry Avocado Cucumber Salsa or Cabbage, Summer Squash and Black Bean Slaw
A Nutrition Rainbow Stir-fry
Not a fan of salads? Then here's a stir-fry that's sure to please! Make this a vegan dish by substituting shrimp with your choice of meatless protein.
Zucchini Shrimp Stir-fry
Hungry, but need a break from cooking?
Why not enjoy a healthy and delicious cooking experience with Saladmaster!
Here's your chance to sit back and relax while we do the cooking. When you host a Saladmaster Cooking Show, you supply the kitchen and we bring all the ingredients, prepare a delicious meal, and clean up afterwards. There is no cost, and there's no purchase required. Why? Because we believe everyone in the world deserves a delicious experience with Saladmaster! Plus, if you are interested in any products, we can help you order whatever you like.
We have amazing Cooking Coaches who can show you incredible cooking techniques. You'll learn:
• How to quickly and easily prepare delicious family meals
• Fabulous healthy and flavorful recipes
• How to have FUN in the kitchen again
We can't wait to cook with you! Schedule your cooking show today, and enjoy your night out of the kitchen!