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Eat Your Colors
Maximize Your Health By Eating the Right Foods for Your Body Type
By Marcia Zimmerman
Henry Holt and Co.Copyright © 2001 Marcia Zimmerman
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What color are you?
--Generally have medium builds, with well-proportioned bodies
--Tend to be well coordinated, decisive, and purposeful in movement
--Often skin is freckled, sensitive, and prone to rashes
--Generally have large, athletic or overweight body types
--Usually have clear, bright complexions with skin soft, lustrous, and oily
--Tend to have hair that is blonde, black, or light brown with blonde highlights, and is often thick and wavy
--Tend to be lean and flat-chested, and their joints may appear large in proportion to lean frame
--Generally skin is dry and cracks easily
--Usually hair is dry, difficult to manage, and dark in color
What you should eat:
--Red and purple fruits
--Red, yellow, orange, and green vegetables
--Any green vegetable or fruit
--Legumes and whole grains
--Pungent and hot spices
--Yellow, orange, and red vegetables and fruits
--Tropical and citrus fruits
--Salty, oily fish
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