HOW TO COOK AND EAT A RAINBOW
Foods are not only classified by their color energy, they are also
organized by their nutritional effects, taste, temperature and
actions of their properties and common healing qualities. The following
list is of food categorized by color:
1. Red foods - Great source of protein
Red foods are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals such as
Vitamin C, and beta-carotene. Consider adding these
red and black foods into your diet: strawberries, raspberries, cherries,
tomatoes, watermelon, guava juice, red cabbage, beet
root, radishes, red onions, chilies, red pepper, pink grapefruit, black
beans, kidney beans, red meat, chicken, fish.
SPIRITUAL PROPERTIES : RED FOODS make you ardent, passionate. They
help you flirt effectively and make you WANT to or NEED to. They make
2. Orange foods - Detoxify your body
Orange foods help detoxify the body and help you maintain good vision, bone
and tooth development as well as healthy skin
and hair. Consider adding these orange foods into your diet: apricots,
peaches, oranges, mango, sweet potatoes, carrots,
pumpkins, squash, orange/yellow peppers.
SPIRITUAL PROPERTIES: GRATITUDE and ENTHUSIASM are two ORANGE
attributes. Once you are swimming in ORANGE you will be happy and all depressive
tendencies will be dispelled, as gratitude is the absolute precursor of happiness.
Your enthusiasm will double for all projects, ideas, people.
3. Yellow foods - Generate power
Yellow foods generate power and when you lack energy in your diet it can
lead to poor memory, lack of concentration,
tension, irritability, digestive problems and a lack of proper nutrient
absorption. Consider including these yellow foods for a
healthy diet: lemon, bananas, grapefruits, rice, corn, rye and wheat, eggs,
certain fish, fish oils and foods rich in fatty acids.
SPIRITUAL PROPERTIES - The ability to write, communicate, focus
use words. Mercury is ruled by YELLOW in astrology. Mercury is the
mind. This is a great food for STUDENTS. Two egg yolks in a glass of
milk, banana, an omega fish oil cap, (burpless,) and you'll get A on the
4. Green foods - Give you all day energy
Green foods contain the most powerful combination of nutrients in any
grain, herb or food source. Powerful green foods are
essential to maintain your energy all day long and will create a sense of
well-being. Add to that your strengthened immune
system, fewer food cravings and you'll experience an optimum balance for
total health. Consider adding these green foods
into your diet: asparagus, watercress, spinach, broccoli, parsley, dill,
romaine lettuce, zucchini, green peppers, green apples,
pears, avocados, green grapes kiwi and limes.
Spiritual Properties. These foods give JUDGEMENT, clarity, Nothing disturbs
the faculty of judgement like a wavering energy. The philosopher wants GREEN
food. Also they give ENERGY to share your view. And it's not just opinions,
it is genuine synthecizing of ideas. YELLOW helps you write and TALK but
GREEN makes what you think and talk VALUABLE.
5, 6, & 7. Blue, Indigo, Violet Foods - Improve your circulation
The colors found in blue and purple foods are considered high in
anti-cancer properties. Blue foods are helpful for the voice,
and the organs and glands of the neck. Indigo and violet foods work in
connection with the pineal and the pituitary glands.
Blue foods also contain water-soluble vitamins that strengthen tiny blood
vessels, which can help relieve swollen feet or
ankles, and speed up the healing of bruises.
Blue, indigo and violet foods are particularly good with your evening meal
specially if your meal was high in fat. Heavy meals
like this cause the body to become sluggish and blood flow slows. Blue,
indigo and violet foods contain nutrients that help to
minimize this tendency and improve circulation after eating.
Consider adding these blue and indigo foods into your diet: blueberries,
black currants, plums, concord grapes, purple
cabbage, as well as, Vitamin E, kelp, iodine and seaweed products. These
colored foods are particularly helpful for
maintaining overall health if you have a consistent daily exercise routine.
THE SPIRITUAL PROPERTIES OF BLUE PURPLE and INDIGO FOODS
are to enhance the third eye activity, your dreaming and psychic abilities.
PURPLE or BLUE foods are yin and the YIN or female energy will enhance the
feeling of EMPATHY, compassion, tenderness. You read others better.
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Eating has different purposes and we need to have a flexible attitude to
food. Sometimes it provides fuel for the body to keep
our energy levels high and at other times it is a social activity or form
of relaxation. Remember when your eating habits are
pleasurable, it is a way to celebrate your life, your health and your
self-worth in relation to the world and other people.
The powerful colors of food provides healing when necessary, and developing
healthy eating habits is a worthwhile journey
when you consider the benefits that colorful foods bring to your life.
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