Nutrition in Every Hue (continued)


Nutrition Chart







Fruit/Vegetable Color or Type

Such as...What they bring to the table








Cruciferous (a family of mostly green-white vegetables)








Arugula, bok choy, broccoflower (a broccoli-and-cauliflower hybrid), broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (all types), cauliflower, collard greens, kale, mustard greens, rutabaga, Swiss chard, turnips, turnip greens, and watercress








Cancer-fighting compounds called indoles and isothiocyanates.
















Apricots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, carrots, citrus fruit, mangoes, papayas, peaches, pumpkin, and sweet potatoes








Bioflavonoids, which may help protect against cancer and heart disease, and vitamin C. Citrus peel contains limonene, which also helps fight cancer. Some have beta- and alpha-carotene, antioxidants that are linked to reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease.







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