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Load UP On Color To Lose Weight


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Losing weight doesn't need to be boring once you specialise in bright, colourful meals. What does this mean? just by ensuring your plate reflects a variety of colors , you'll naturally create more balanced and healthful menus. Not everyone has the rime or the patience to count calories, but assessing the colors on your plate are some things anyone can do - and it only takes an instant!

Why Colour is vital 

Many fatty and caloric foods, like dairy products and startchy carbs, are beige or brown. When there are too many of those drab colours on your plate, weight gain is nearly certain.

That's because these beige foods often are high in calories and may leave you feeling hungry later. A cup of beige or brown beans are often over 200 calories....but a cup of red or green vegetables is under a hundred! Add fresh greens, deep purple-reds and bright yellow-orange to a meal, and water the nutrient content go up, while calories go down! Plus, you will get more enjoyment from eating when there is a sort of colours and flavours on your plate.

Although these ideas may sound whimsical, they're grounded in observation . Dr David Heber, renowned nutritional expert from UCLA's Centre for Human Nutrition established the role of color his book, "What Color is Your Diet?" So, next time you visit the refrigerator, think colourfully. And remember to combine , not match!