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Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital: University Hospitals And Clini, Columbia, Mo
Group Practice: University Of MO Dept- Surgery
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Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital: Forest Park Hosp, Saint Louis, Mo
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How to Eat a Rainbow
Pilates-Pro wants you to be healthy before you step onto the mat. That’s why we have another article on eating healthy (and colorful) meals. Enjoy!
It can be hard to maintain a healthy diet. Counting calories, deciphering ingredients – it can all get overwhelming. Well, forget that. We want to share one of the most basic ways to determine a healthy meal – just use your eyes.
See, the natural pigments that give foods like fruits and vegetables their color also have beneficial nutritional properties. By including foods in a variety of colors, you can add nutrition and vitality to any meal. We want you to literally eat a rainbow every day!
So why is it important to eat a rainbow and not just your favorite fruit or veggie? Well, a study in the medical journal, Nutrition states that the variety of vitamins and antioxidants absorbed from a range of sources can, even in small amounts, provide greater health benefits than consuming only a few types of vegetables in large quantities. Here are some good places to start:
Red. Colored by lycopene, red foods like cherries, beets, grapefruit, watermelon and even red potatoes and wine help reduce risk of several types of cancer, including prostate cancer.
Orange. Colored by carotenoids, foods like mangos, persimmons, apricots, yellow apples and sweet corn are vital to healthy eye sight and may reduce the risk of heart related diseases.
Green foods are colored by chlorophyll and lutein. Honeydew melon, onions, limes, kiw...