5+ ways colorful foods fight disease [slideshow]

The bright colors found in fruits and vegetable come from compounds called carotenoids…

There are approximately 600 unique carotenoids that can be found in plant species, as well as select species of algae and fungi. In plants and animals, carotenoids serve as pigments, giving them the varied and vivid colors present in nature.

And the science is piling up that demonstrates how important they are to helping you live healthier and disease-free, longer…

If you’re not already eating all of the colors of the rainbow each day, you’ll want to start after reading this. That’s because these studies have shown that carotenoids may just be some of the most powerful compounds for promoting better health and longevity found in nature.

Here are just a few of the benefits you can reap by eating more colorfully…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

By Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst is a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, with more than 20 years of experience. She has dedicated herself to helping others enjoy life at every age through the use of alternative medicine and natural wellness options. Dr. Schmedthorst enjoys sharing her knowledge with the alternative healthcare community, providing solutions for men and women who are ready to take control of their health the natural way.