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WHY WHOLEFOODS

THE GREENER SIDE OF LIFE

Getting your greens is an important part of your everyday life, not only high in phytonutrients to act as antioxidants fighting off any harmful oxidants, but allowing the body to perform at its healthiest state.


Colours of the rainbow is key, with a big selection of rainbow coloured vegetables 

Eating your GREENS, why?  High in phytochemicals, keeps us healthy, carotenoids is a form of antioxidants, it is absorbed by the body and converted to Vitamin A, essential to vision and normal growth, anti-inflammatory and immune system health.  Some examples:

Broccoli, Kale, Collard greens, Spinach, all contain carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin), promotes good bone health, great for memory retention.

Strawberries

A RAINBOW OF COLOURS

ALLOW EACH COLOUR OF THE WHOLEFOOD RAINBOW TO NOURISH YOUR BODY.

Super high in antioxidants, plant compounds don't only alkalise the body, but allow for ease on digestion.

WHY REDS AND PINKS

Reds and Pinks...

Super high in antioxidants (lycopene) protecting the body against heart disease, therefore allowing for good circulation of blood flow, preventing urinary tract infections, protecting the brain and fights off any diseases.  Not only good for the brain and heart but plays major part in anti-ageing.


Some examples of veggies:  Beetroot, Radish, Rhubarb, 

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Parsnip. Fresh parsnip. Pasher with pars

WHITES & TANS

Eating your WHITE'S/TAN, why?

White/tan vegetables from the onion family contain the phytochemical allicin that has natural antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and increases the body’s ability to fight infections. Furthermore, they may also help lower cholesterol and blood pressure. They include garlic, scallions, chives, leeks and any variety of onion. 

Some examples of veggies:  Cauliflower, mushrooms, turnips, white corn.