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Good health by Kate Cook, Infinite Ideas

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5. What’s in what?

Which foods should you target for good health? Here’s a quick guide to what’s in your food.

The key to a great diet is variety. This will ensure that you get a broad spectrum of nutrients – vitamins and minerals for everyday health.

A nutritional rainbow

The rule of thumb is to eat as many different coloured foods as possible throughout the day. Coloured food is full of nutrients – look for reds, greens, yellows, oranges and all the colours in between. These will give you antioxidant vitamins that can protect you from disease. A broad spectrum of vitamins and minerals is really important.

I’m not going to go through every vitamin and mineral here, but I’d like to highlight the B group of vitamins, which are very important ...

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