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Rainbow foods

Anne VanBeberYou may have heard the phrase, "Eat the rainbow," when it comes to building a healthy diet. But what does this really mean? Anne VanBeber, PhD, RD, LD, CCMS, CFCS, FAND, shares her expertise on the benefits of colorful foods in a recent interview with Women’s World magazine. 

“Every color contains different phytonutrients, also known as bioactive ingredients. These compounds interact with our cells to boost the immune system and combat inflammation and disease,” explains VanBeber.

Including a variety of colorful foods in your diet not only enhances brain health but also reduces inflammation. VanBeber’s list of super foods includes vibrant choices like blueberries, leafy greens, and sweet potatoes.

For a deeper understanding of the importance of a nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory diet, read the full article in Women’s World here.