Colorful Foods

Hannah Collier

Orange and Red

Red foods are packed with antioxidants that have been shown to fight cancer and heart disease. Orange fruits and veggies are full of the beta-carotene antioxidant which helps with hair, skin, and vision. orange also has vitamin c which helps fight off infections.


Red:


  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelon



Orange:


  • Oranges
  • Carrots
  • Cantaloupe
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Mangoes

Green

Green foods can support bodily functions. They can also help lower blood pressure.


  • Green beans
  • Peas
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli

Blue, Purple, Crimson

Blues and purples ad good for your heart and blood pressure.


  • Blueberry
  • Cabbage
  • Purple onion
  • Blackberry
  • Turnips

Brown and Tan

Browns and tans are high in fiber. They can also help prevent colon cancer


  • Beans
  • Potatoes
  • Nuts
  • Grains
  • Rice

White

White foods help promote heart health. They also help prevent diseases.

  • Cauliflower
  • Garlic
  • Banana
  • Coconut
  • Mushrooms

Yellow

Yellows help reduce diseases. They also help with memory

  • Pineapple
  • Squash
  • Corn
  • Lemon
  • Peppers