Food and Aura Colors
We all know that food contains various types of nutrients that sustain us daily – food that provides carbohydrates, proteins, fats, calcium, etc. – and balance our system. Foods can also stimulate us mentally and emotionally, and make us feel happier, excited, and/or calmer. Every Aura is associated with foods that produce emotional and physical responses. Here is some information that will help you to understand what foods will influence your mood. Good eating!
RED – red foods are stimulating and often enhance feelings of security, strength, roots and trust and warmth. When red foods are added to a meal, your senses are immediately on alert. Red meat, apples, red peppers, beets, cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon and red cabbage are good choices for this color.
ORANGE – orange foods act as decongestants- often juicy- and are often associated with creativity flowing through the mind, body and soul. These orange foods are also associated with physical and sexual energy. Some of these foods are oranges, carrots, tangerines, apricots, peaches, persimmons mangoes, and pumpkins.
MAGENTA – magenta foods help with balance of the entire system. The appeal of the bright red to purple combination can both stimulate and calm. Some of the foods that will both enhance and balance the mind, body and spirit belonging to this color group will be eggplant, red beans, and red beets.
YELLOW – yellow foods are extremely uplifting, and are often associated with birth, movement, growth – both internal and external. Yellow foods are also associated with light, and indeed, grow best with lots of light source surrounding them. The best of the yellow foods are lemons, corn, bananas, eggs, grapefruits, pineapples, yams, and yellow peppers.
MENTAL/PHYSICAL TAN – mental/physical tan colored foods are often used as an agent combined with other food elements to create a complete food product or meal; therefore, these foods are nutrient based and can offer cleansing qualities. Some of these foods would be flours from wheat or rice, yeast, baking powder and baking soda.
LOVING/NURTURING TAN – loving/nurturing tan colored foods are complex balancing, calming, warming, and can cleanse. Tan foods often make us feel good because they are warming, and filling. Foods in this group include potatoes, brown rice, noodles, grits, chicken and turkey.
GREEN – green is the most abundant color on the face of the earth, and green food is the most balancing food. Green food is often associated with the earth, spring, love, and good health. Green foods are often easily grown and can be universally found. Some great green food choices are avocado, broccoli, cucumber, asparagus, green pepper, lettuce, olives, peas, spinach, zucchini, and grapes.
BLUE – blue foods are soothing to the eye and palate. They usually have a lot of texture to them, and can stand alone with their subtle but unique flavor. Blue choices are not as obvious to the eye, but blue foods will connect softly. Some blue choices are fish, veal, blueberries, blue corn, and plums.
LAVENDER – lavender colored foods are usually created from someone’s imagination, and are usually considered to be very soothing and calming to the mind, body and spirit. Foods that include lavender coloring are often sweet in nature – so will be in condiment, snack, or desert form. Lavender foods include cotton candy, any blue based berry processed into sorbet, and simple syrup made with lavender water.
INDIGO – indigo colored foods are thought to encourage creativity and intuition. These foods on your plates will draw your eyes to them – searching for depth, clarity, feeling and sight. Some great indigo choices for foods are red grapes, eggplant, plums, beets, cabbage, and purple broccoli.
VIOLET – violet colored food has a deeply enlightening, powerful and then satisfying allure. The deep color can affect your thoughts, enlighten, lift and then calm. Violet is a color of royalty, dignity, power and having a strong mind. All foods that are a rich plum and violet color or hue can be found in this group- all the berries, plums, purple broccoli, beets, purple grapes, cabbage and eggplant.
CRYSTAL – crystal colored food will really appear as white or light colored foods. Foods associated with the crystal aura are considered to be protein and calcium enriched for strength, stamina, bone growth, and intelligence. Great crystal foods include all milk products, eggs, and soy products, and light colored meats.