Nutrition in Every Hue (continued)


Nutrition Chart








Fruit/Vegetable Color or Type

Such as...What they bring to the table
















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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