The Different Food Colors

By Esther Scherer

Green Foods

  • Cucumbers
  • Lettuce
  • Broccoli
  • Green Grapes
  • Limes
Green foods contain a lot of Vitamin K and folic acid. The brighter the food color is, the more nutrients are inside.

Brown/Tan Foods

Types of brown/tan food

  • Potatoes
  • Nuts
  • Cocoa Beans
  • Pecans
  • Grains
Brown and Tan foods contain a lot of Vitamin A. It is nutritious for all ages.

Red and Orange Foods

Types of Red and Orange Foods

  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Carrots
  • Red Grapes
  • Cherries
Red and Orange fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of Vitamin C and folic acid.

Purple/Blue/Crimson Foods

  • Eggplant
  • Beets
  • Blueberries
  • Purple Cabbage
  • Blackberries
Purple, Blue, and Crimson foods contain important nutrients that are heart healthy and helps maintain your blood pressure.

White Foods

Types of White Foods

  • Coconuts
  • Rice
  • Garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Bananas
Eating white foods help enhance your immune system and decreases the risk of getting heart disease.

Yellow Foods

Types of Yellow Foods

  • Pineapple
  • Lemons
  • Mangos
  • Golden Apple
  • Banana Peppers
Eating yellow foods keeps your skin and eyes healthy, builds up your immune system, and decreases the risk of getting some cancers.