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Blue foods

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Foods have different colours and they show distinct properties due to presence of certain phytochemicals, lets check the disease curing ability of BLUE FOODS

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Blue foods

  1. 1. Phyto-chemical study of colour of foods & its disease curing ability
  2. 2. Presented by Dr. Sudhakar Kokate Director PPRC, India
  3. 3. BLUE
  4. 4. Meaning of colour BLUE  Trust  Cleanliness  Peace & calm  Loyalty  Tranquillity PPRC/INDIA 03
  5. 5. Colour therapy  Decreases appetite  Lowers blood pressure PPRC/INDIA 04
  6. 6. Chosen rarely  More saturated fat  May contain trans fats  Higher amount of added sugars  Less fibre  Higher amount of sodium  Higher amount of calories PPRC/INDIA 06
  7. 7. Phyto-chemical constituents Anthocyanins Phenolics PPRC/INDIA 07
  8. 8. Phyto-nutrients present  Phenolic acids  Anthocyanins  Viatmin C PPRC/INDIA 09
  9. 9. Phyto-medicine  Benefit brain function  Improves heart health  Lowers risk of high Blood pressure  Lowers risk of Cancer PPRC/INDIA 10
  10. 10. Disease curing ability  Cancer  Blood pressure  Atherosclerosis  Brain functions PPRC/INDIA 11
  11. 11. Blue herbs  Borage  Hyssop  Rosemary  Sage PPRC/INDIA 12
  12. 12. Very few foods in blue colour are present in nature PPRC/INDIA 14
  13. 13. Blue peppers PPRC/INDIA 15
  14. 14. Blueberries PPRC/INDIA 17
  15. 15. Blue plums PPRC/INDIA 19
  16. 16. Blue potatoes PPRC/INDIA 21
  17. 17. Blue grapes PPRC/INDIA 23
  18. 18. Blue corn PPRC/INDIA 25
  19. 19. Medicinal herbs PPRC/INDIA 27
  20. 20. Borage PPRC/INDIA 28
  21. 21. Hyssop PPRC/INDIA 30
  22. 22. Rosemary PPRC/INDIA 32
  23. 23. Sage PPRC/INDIA 34
  24. 24. Thank you!!

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