Colors — they’re all around us, in our homes, on our clothes, even in the patterns on our dishes. We’ve been steeped in them as a people since the beginning of the world, but nowadays we’re so used to the neon pinks and flashy blues that I think we sometimes to fail to appreciate the natural color surrounding us. There’s nothing wrong with the colors of the modern-day world, but I want you to take a moment and forget about synthetic dyes…
Imagine yourself as a peasant farmer three thousand years ago, just coming out of a long winter. Brown is probably the predominant color: your clothing, your hut, and the fresh ground of the field waiting to be planted. Now imagine the beauty of spring, the lush green grass, the bright yellow dandelions, and the rich purple berries.
Those colors weren’t just created to please our eyes. Take fruit for example — red strawberries, dark red or purple raspberries, and the deep blue blueberries. Anthocyanins are responsible for these colors, and the purpose goes much deeper than mere (and miraculous) beauty.
Read more about the astounding health benefits of anthocyanins at GNOWFGLINS. It’s more than meets the eye. . .