What is the Rainbow Diet?


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The Rainbow Diet is a way of eating that incorporates having foods of all the different colors of the rainbow daily. It is not necessarily a weight-loss diet but in some cases results in a reduction of weight when first started.

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Eating foods of all the colors of the rainbow means eating more fruits and vegetables, which contain many minerals and nutrients important to the human body. The rainbow diet improves a person's overall health, helps fight off heart disease and some cancers, and is beneficial to people with diabetes. In addition to the rainbow colors of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet, adding foods that are white to the diet helps control blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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