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The 5 colors of foods you should eat every day

eat the rainbow

You’ve probably heard of “eating the rainbow.” But did you know that there’s real science behind it? It turns out that along with the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their color—turning tomatoes red, kale green, and oranges orange—come a huge array of unique vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Red, orange, green, purple, and white fruits and vegetables each offer…

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Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

healthy gut from plants

A diet high in fiber from plant-based foods can enhance the activity and composition of the gut microbiota. According to a recent article published in Practical Diabetology, a diet high in whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity and diabetes by enhancing the growth of healthy bacteria. A diet high in fat and animal products…

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Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Bursts with Juicy Tropical Flavor

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

Zespri SunGold—a natural cross between gold varieties of kiwifruit—is one of the fastest growing new fruits globally. Sweeter than a green kiwifruit, the SunGold variety tastes like a cross between a mango and a strawberry and has a smooth, hairless skin with a juicy, yellow flesh. SunGold’s appeal is also its nutrition benefits: one serving has three times more vitamin…

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