Healthy eating is not only about how many servings of fruits and vegetables you eat, it’s also about the variety you pick. Eating a variety of colorful food provides the essential nutrients your body needs.
Red, purple and blue Powerful antioxidants, for a healthy heart, boosts memory, maintains eye health, prevents cancer and stroke. E.g. strawberries, beets, and kidney beans, cranberries, raspberries, grapefruit, blueberries, red bell peppers, eggplant, watermelon and tomatoes.
Orange and yellow Rich in vitamin C and A, maintains eye health, improves night vision, fights cancer and helps with healthy skin. E.g. orange, carrot, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, peaches, mangoes, papaya, corn, pumpkin and pineapple.
Green Leafy greens should be included in your daily diet. Leafy greens are a good source of calcium and are high in vitamin A and C. Most green foods have the vitamins and nutrients your body needs.
E.g. broccoli, brussels sprouts, spinach, kiwis, green bell peppers, broccoli, cabbage.
Include the colors of the rainbow in your diet today!
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