Multi Colored salads contain a broad spectrum of nutrients.
There is one simple key to absorbing those nutrients at top efficiency.
That key is fat. Yes fat, that same substance everyone is telling us to eat less of.
You see many nutrients and plant pigments are fat soluble. That means they need some fat in-order to be absorbed and utilized by the body.
Check out David Wolfe’s rainbow salad and the array of colorful nutrition, along with his advice on healthy fat.
David Wolfe’s Rainbow Salad
Healthy Fats for Healthy People
Have you ever been in a restaurant with friends and someone orders a salad? Then the next thing out of there mouth is “I want the fat-free dressing”.
Of course you want a healthy source of fat. There is a huge difference between healthy fats and unhealthy ones.
Good choices for healthy fats would be
- Olive oil
- Sesame oil
- Raw nuts
- Seafood, like salmon, sardines, mackerel
Eat the Rainbow
David shares with us some great info about the colors found in plants that can benefit humans. It is also a lot of fun to eat something that is colorful.
Green is the color of chlorophyll, abundant in leafy greens. Chlorophyll is a natural deodorizer and detoxifier and neutralizer. It helps to make up for digestive sins. Leafy greens are the best food ever on this planet.
Yellow often indicates the presence of B vitamins like folate.
Red tomatoes are a great source of Lycopene.
Orange carrots are rich in beta-carotene.[ad name=”teacup”]