Eat the rainbow

Did you just do the skittles voice? I do. Every time I say that phrase out loud, within me a little whisper echoes away. I haven’t had a skittle since I was about 12.


Ever wondered why you’re supposed to have as many colours on your plate as poss? 

Here’s what all the different colours are good for:


  • Heart function
  • Memory


  • Eyesight (beta-carotene)
  • Immunity (vitamin C)


  • Circulation


  • Purifying blood
  • Immune System
  • Nourishing nervous system
  • Protecting from depression and anxiety

Blue and Purple

  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Prevent aging
  • Protect from heart disease

White (caveat: veg only)

  • Reduces blood pressure 
  • Reduces LDL cholesterol

If you want to talk about balancing your food colours, or just want to reminisce about childhood advert jingles – get in touch.