One way to simplify the healing properties of foods (and juices) is designing your daily choices around the various colours that nature offers.
RED FOOD - speeds up circulation, creates fire, heats up your body including your hands and feet. Tomatoes, cherries, red cabbage, red capsicum, chillies, cranberries, watermelon, radish and rye to name a few.
Important Constituents: Lycopene and Anthocyanins
Targets: Reproductive system for vitality and build Power, Trust, and Confidence in this system.
Releases: molecular deposits of Shame, Guilt and Dishonesty
ORANGE FOOD - is anti-spasmodic and is excellent for pains and cramps. It helps strengthen the lungs in polluted environments. Emotionally it opens up your joy and expansiveness. It promotes vitality and mental clarity. Oranges, apricots, carrots, pumpkin, sesame and pumpkin seeds.
Important Constituents: 700+ Carotenoids (Beta-carotene is only 1) and Vitamin C
Targets: strengthening the Muscuo/Skeletal System and builds Power of Joy and Curiosity in this system.
Releases: molecular deposits of Emotional Overwhelm and Instinctive Response of “Fight or Flight.”
YELLOW FOOD - is a motor stimulant. Which gets you going faster in the morning. It strengthens the nerves, digestion, and helps constipation. Lemon, pineapple, grapefruit, apple peach, banana, mango, yellow squash, corn.
Important Constituents: Bioflavonoids and Vitamin C
Targets: Lymphatic system for Strong Immunity and build a sense of Wonder and Will Power.
Releases: molecular deposits of Despair and Helplessness
GREEN FOOD - is a blood cleanser, bactericide and natural tranquilizer. Nutrifier. All green leafy vegetables and sprouts, wheatgrass, sea-vegetables and avocados.
Important Constituents: Lutein, Indoles
Targets: Digestive/ Eliminatory System for toxic release and builds Personal Power and the Desire to Achieve.
Releases: molecular deposits of Anger and feelings of incompetence and Distrust.
BLUE / INDIGO / VIOLET FOOD - is for headaches, spiritual and mental work. It is cooling. Blueberries, plum, grapes, parsnip, nuts, potatoes.
Important Constituents: Anthocyanins and Phenolics
Targets: Circulatory, Respiratory and Central Nervous System for Stability and Longevity building Creativity and Imagination in these systems.
Releases: molecular deposits of Anxiety, Stress and Nervousness.