Each color of vegetables is a miraculous secret for health. Although simple but just a few people can know the meaning of vegetable colors. We often eat a lot of vegetables and fruits, they have different colors such as tomatoes and peppers are red, carrots are orange, papayas are yellow, eggplant and grapes are purple … But have we ever had questions about the use and meaning of the color of vegetables?
But hey! Soul Ben Thanh Restaurant & Bar will help you find out about their secrects!!
– Dark green vegetables: Rich in nutrients, green vegetables provide vitamins A, C, and K as well as vitamin B that is healthy for brain system. Great options arugula, beetroot, cabbage, rainbow cabbage, green dandelion, kale, spinach and green mustard. Note that spice vegetables are also considered as vegetables such as coriander, basil, mint, etc.
– Rainbow color vegetables: Colors signal the presence of antioxidants – and when a vegetable is colored in every part, its antioxidant content will be the highest. Green includes asparagus, cabbage and peas. Red includes peppers, chicory and red cabbage. Next is blue, purple and black of cauliflower, purple kale and black olives. Carrots, peppers, pumpkins, sweet potatoes and squash give brighter colors like gold and orange.
– Sulfur-rich vegetables: Sulfur nourishes cells and mitochondria, helping the body effectively remove toxins. It is also important for protein synthesis and collagen formation, connective tissue formation. Choose cauliflower flowers, garlic, leeks, onions, turnips, shallots, beets and basketry.
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