Nutrition in Every Hue (continued)

 

Nutrition Chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fruit/Vegetable Color or Type

Such as...What they bring to the table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red/Pink


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grapefruit, red tomatoes, salsa, tomato-based juices, tomato-based pasta sauce, tomato soup, and watermelon


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin C and lycopene, a powerful antioxidant linked to protection from cancer and heart disease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purple/Blue/Deep Red


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackberries, blueberries, cherries, cranberries, eggplant, grape juice, plums, prunes, raisins, red apples, red beans, red beets, red cabbage, red or purple grapes, red onions, red pears, red wines, and strawberries


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthocyanins, a potent group of antioxidants that helps prevent blood clots and may improve brain function.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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