Celebrating Colours - Happy Holi!

Celebrating Colours - Happy Holi!


This article has been researched and written by Arelang Naturals® in-house writers.

As the enchanting festivity of Holi approaches, anticipation fills the air, accompanied by the vibrant hues of colour. In India, this celebration is synonymous with joy, camaraderie, and an explosion of colours. Yet, amidst the fervour of vibrant gulaal and festive fervency lies an often overlooked opportunity – the chance to nourish our bodies with the kaleidoscope of colourful nutrition.

Colours are the essence of beauty in our world, like vibrant brushes on the canvas of nature. They splash life with their brilliance, offering a spectrum of emotions and experiences. From the warmth of a sunset to the tranquillity of a clear sky, colours weave tales of nature's wonders. Each hue holds a unique charm, inviting us to marvel at the diversity of our environment. In every shade lies a story waiting to be told, a mood waiting to be felt, and a journey waiting to be embraced.

In the world of fruits and vegetables, each hue holds a key to a treasure trove of health benefits. From the fiery red of ripe tomatoes to the emerald green of fresh spinach, nature's palette is rich with vital nutrients essential for our well-being. It's as if each colour whispers a secret to optimal health, urging us to embrace the rainbow and unlock its nutritional bounty. So while Holi is a festival celebrated over two days, colourful nutrition should be a festival celebrated all year round.


Colourful nutrition transcends mere visual appeal – it's a holistic journey towards vibrant health from within. Every shade on our plates brings forth beauty, yes, but also a unique ensemble of nutrients, playing pivotal roles in fortifying our bodies against ailments, both minor and chronic. The next time you try to leave out the yellow bell pepper in your salad, or the green broccoli, know you are missing out on some beauty and health.


The regal purples and blues signify nature's firefighters, armed with potent antioxidants to combat diseases. Anthocyanins, the phytonutrients responsible for their rich hues, not only add beauty but also provide a shield against various ailments. Blueberries, blue spirulina, plums, purple grapes, and eggplant are among the champions in this category.


Their antioxidative prowess protects our cells from free radicals, promoting brain health and cellular communication. They are rich sources of vitamins like vitamin K, minerals like magnesium and potassium, and fibre. The three major benefits of anthocyanins are:

 1. Powerful Antioxidant Properties
 2. Anti-Inflammatory Effects
 3. Improved Cognitive Function


The spectrum of red fruits and vegetables, including tomatoes, goji berries, strawberries, and beetroots, are packed with antioxidants like lycopene and vitamin C. These nutrients are instrumental in reducing inflammation, enhancing heart health, and acting as natural filters against harmful UV rays.


Lycopene, in particular, acts as a natural sunscreen, safeguarding our skin from sun-induced damage and premature ageing. Lycopene is known to:

 1. Promote Heart Health
 2. Prevent Cancer
 3. Protect the Skin


Radiant hues of orange and yellow, found in carrots, oranges, and bell peppers, offer a burst of sunshine on our plates. Rich in beta-carotene, vitamins A, and C, these foods bolster our immune system, support eye health, and impart a healthy glow from within.


Their antioxidant properties contribute to cellular health, protecting against oxidative stress and promoting overall well-being. They are known for:

 1. Great Antioxidants
 2. Boost Immunity
 3. Rich source of Vitamin A


The verdant greens, encompassing spirulina, chlorella, green tea, and avocado, are a powerhouse of nutrients including catechins, nitrates, and folate.

These phytonutrients not only detoxify our bodies but also improve blood circulation, support digestion, and enhance energy levels. Their antioxidant properties promote cardiovascular health and aid in maintaining flexible blood vessels, ensuring optimal functioning.

They are:

 1. Rich in vitamins and minerals
 2. High in fibre
 3. Powerful antioxidants


As we revel in the splendour of the Festival of Colours, let us also savour the vibrant feast that awaits us on our plates. From the majestic purples to the fiery reds, each bite is a testament to the profound connection between nutrition and vitality. All the colour you seek is around you all year long.

And for those seeking a more convenient way to harness the power of colourful phytonutrients this Holi season and all year round, look no further than Replenish with Phytos Gummies from Caim by arelang. These delectable gummies, crafted from apple juice concentrate with ZERO added sugar, encapsulating the essence of nature's bounty. Bursting with antioxidants and vitamins sourced from blueberries, tomatoes, beetroot, green tea, and more, each chew promises a symphony of nutrients, ensuring you're ready to dance through the festivities with boundless energy and vitality.

So, whether you're immersed in the joyous celebration of Holi or simply embarking on a journey to celebrate colour every day and nurture your body from within, let Replenish with Phytos Gummies be your colourful companion. After all, every celebration is sweeter when accompanied by the radiance of vibrant health.


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