ACHIEVERS SPOTLIGHT

A colourful personality

Nutrition & Wellbeing

Are you a laid-back pragmatist, a creative thinker, an athletic achiever, an even-keeled generalist or an active all-rounder? Find out with our fun phytonutrient personality quiz!

There’s more to colour than meets the eye. Not only is a colourful world more fun and emotive, but colour is also an essential part of good nutrition and wellbeing. If you’re curious which shade of fruit and vegetables – and the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients within – suits your personality and lifestyle, take our fun personality quiz and find out!

How it works:

After reading each question, simply select the answer that most closely matches your personality, outlook and lifestyle. At the end, your colour personality type will be revealed.

*Disclaimer: the personality quiz is only a bit of fun and does not amount to professional nutritional, medical or legal advice. Optimal nutrition is based on a well-balanced diet. Please consult an expert for professional advice.

1. What do you value most in your day-to-day life?

a) Being in peak physical shape and keeping active (Green 3, white 2)

b) Keeping informed and staying on top of the latest news (Purple 3, Yellow 2)

c) Finding time to decompress, destress and be mindful (Red 5)

2. What is your idea of the perfect Sunday morning?

a) Sleeping in and staying in my pyjamas as long as possible (Red 5)

b) Getting on top of my to-do list and showing my chores who’s boss (Green 3, Purple 2)

c) Going for a long run (Green 2, White 3)

3. What does your work space look like?

a) Completely disorganized and overflowing with paperwork (Yellow 3, Red 1, Purple 1)

b) Neat, with everything in its place and a range of healthy snacks within easy reach (Red 3, Purple 2)

c) I work outside so my workplace changes (Green 3, white 2)

4. What kind of conversation are you immediately drawn to?

a) Exhilarating travel stories (Green 3, Purple 2)

b) Debating about favourite TV shows (Purple 1, Yellow 4)

c) Anything to do with sport (White 4, Green 1)

5. How do you like to be entertained?

a) With a very immersive book (Purple 2, Yellow 3)

b) By exploring new places (Yellow 3, Green 2)

c) By creating and cooking new dishes (Purple 2, White 3)

6. When do you feel most relaxed?

a) When I’m in the great outdoors (Red 2, Green 2, Yellow 1)

b) When I do something creative like drawing, painting or writing (Yellow 3, Purple 2)

c) When I’m having a laugh with my closest friends (Red 1, Purple 2, White 2)

7. Which area of your life would you most like to improve?

a) My general health and eating habits (Red 3, White 2)

b) My work-life balance and stress levels (Purple 2, Red 1, Yellow 2)

c) My levels of physical activity (Green 2, White 3)

1. Red and green: The laid-back pragmatist

You value your time to decompress and are in tune when stress is getting the most of you. While you like to venture outdoors, you strike a good balance between activity and rest, making you a solid and reliable friend and partner.

Pay particular attention to red and green. Among other benefits, the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients within these food colour groups support immunity and energy levels. For example, the vitamin C in acerola cherries can help to support the immune system, while the iodine in kelp supports normal energy-yielding metabolism. But don’t neglect the other colours – only a combination of all five colour groups will ensure you get plenty of all the right vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

2. Purple and yellow: The creative thinker

You like to keep your mind engaged and challenged, seeking interesting hobbies, pursuits and conversations to fuel your life. You thrive in creative situations and are admired for your ability to think outside the box, although you can occasionally feel overwhelmed.

The purple and yellow food colour groups might be handy for you. Among other benefits, the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients within these fruits and vegetables can help to support your brain and eyes. For example, beta-carotene and vitamin A in carrots can help to support normal vision, while the folate in purple grapes contributes to normal psychological function. But don’t neglect the other colours – only a combination of all five colour groups will ensure you get plenty of all the right vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

3. White and green: The athletic achiever

You love the great outdoors and to keep your body fit and healthy. Making the most of every day is important to you and you do it well. You keep a good perspective on the things that matter, continuously striving to make improvements.

The green, white and red food colour groups may interest you. Among other benefits, the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients within them help to support energy, immunity and bones. For example, vitamin C in tomatoes supports immunity, rosmarinic acid in rosemary supports normal liver function while the vitamin C in onions contributes to collagen formation that supports bones’ normal function. But don’t neglect the other colours – only a combination of all five colour groups will ensure you get plenty of all the right vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

4. Every colour: The even-keeled generalist

You are a rare person who can find joy in every kind of pursuit and enjoy a mix in your life. You like the outdoors but can also appreciate downtime. You like to stimulate your brain but are also happy to give it a rest and give over to life’s guilty pleasures once in a while.

A good mix of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients across every colour group serve you well. Find some examples how to colour your diet with the five colour groups to help you get plenty of all the right vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

5. Green, white and yellow: The active all-rounder

You thrive on being active and manifesting the change you want to see in the world. You’re not waiting around for anyone or anything and you like to try lots of different things, as long as you feel like your interest is being held.

The green, white and yellow food colour groups may pique your interest. Among other benefits, the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients within support energy, bones and eyes. For example, the iodine in kelp supports normal energy-yielding metabolism, vitamin C in onions helps with the normal functioning of bones, while beta-carotene and vitamin A in carrots have benefits related to normal vision. But don’t neglect the other colours – only a combination of all five colour groups will ensure you get plenty of all the right vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

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