Color and nutrition > Red

Symbolic Value

Red is activity, strength, will, stimulating and dynamic energy, vitality, anger, revolution, change, ambition, grounding and erotic sexual energy. In a spiritual sense, red shows one's strong devolution and belief system. Red is the color of blood, therefore, that of life and of love.

La porta schiude in un desiderio brucante
E’ un fuoco che indugia
baciato dei riflessi del corallo
stupito dal piacere ambrato di un sorriso
Palpiti attoniti
di fronte alla bellezza vermiglie
a occidente dell’ignoto

40 x 70 cm, Acrylics



Emotional and Psychological
Areas Effected

Red represents health, safety, security, trust, survival, nourishment, belief system; and the parts of one's life concerned with their relationship to money, home, and work.




The pomegranate is helpful in fighting against sterility; it refreshes, cleanses and has antioxidant properties. It protects the cardiovascular and atherosclerosis tracks, the skin from acne, aging and assists men maintain proper functioning of the prostate gland.




Tomatoes are high in antioxidant lycopene, flavonoids and minerals, in particular: potassium, phosphorus, calcium, and vitamins B, C, D and E. Tomatoes have a detoxification effect and regenerate tissue cells.


Substances contained in the tomato help to neutralize cholesterol and blood acidic levels. The high level of fiber and organic acids stimulate salivary secretion and eliminate uric acid.

Iron, zinc, and selenium trace elements are useful to fight against free radicals. The tomato also contains histamine, a bacterial antibiotic.


Poems are inspirations written by Carla's clients