Food for thought: Blue is good for YOU!

Did you know that blue and purple fruits and vegetables pack a nutritional punch to benefit you in 9 ways? Foods like eggplant, purple asparagus, plums, blueberries, blackberries, and grapes provide the body with essential nutrients like lutein, vitamin C, and fiber, which are key to boosting overall health. Fuel yourself with these colorful foods to:

  1. Help fight inflammation
  2. Improve calcium and nutrient absorption
  3. Help lower cholesterol
  4. Support eye health
  5. Boost the immune system
  6. Support healthy digestion
  7. Fight cancer-causing cells
  8. Reduce tumor growth
  9. Limit cancer cell activity throughout the body

For more information on how balanced nutrition can help create a healthier you, visit your Harbin Clinic primary care physician. Don’t have one? Call 888.427.2461 to set up an appointment today!