Colorful fruits contain a substance called flavonoid, which has positive effects on collagen which exists on cartilage and joint connections. This makes colorful fruits important for joint diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
We have started to see so many colorful fruits at markets these days, so we shouldn’t miss the chance of having enough of them. Colorful fruits contain flavonoids, which help plants protect themselves against bacteria and cell damage. These have strong antioxidant effects and fight with free radicals in body to prevent them from damaging tissues.
Black mulberries, blueberries, blackberries, purple grapes, purple plums and cherries have flavonoids in their skin and flesh. This increases the level of vitamin C in cells, protects body from free radicals and strengthens structure of joints.
Flavonoids also help fighting with cancer and reducing the effects of cancer cells. For example, catechin in strawberries is a very strong flavonoid against cancer.
Flavonoids are known to have positive effects on treatment of arteriosclerosis, they slow down the development of disease and even they can cure it completely. They are against LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) caused by free radicals.
As you see, the more colorful fruits and vegetables we eat, the healthier we get. It’s in your hands to paint your diet with many colorful foods and to get healthier!