Colorful Foods

By Megan Walser

Red/Orange

Examples: carrots, cherries, strawberries, peaches, watermelon, cantelope, pumpkin, cranberry, apples, tomatoes, apricots, grape fruit, passion fruit

These fruits help your heart, skin, and eye health as well as immunity from diseases and decrease your risk of cancer. They also improve your memory and help your urinary tract.

Green

Examples: Spinach, broccoli, green bean, zucchini, asparagus, lettuce, kiwi

They improve your eye health and give you strong teeth. They also decrease your risk of some illnesses.

Blue/ Purple

Examples : Grapes, blueberries, raspberries, eggplant, blackberries, beats, plums, purple onions

They help your circulatory system as well as help the bones. They also have anti-aging properties.


Brown/ Tan

Examples: Cashews, peanuts, grains, pecans, pinto beans, cocoa beans

These foods help you lose wait as well as lower your cholesterol. They also prevent early ageing.

White

Examples: Potatoes, rice, garlic, bananas, cauliflower, coconut, mushrooms

They lower cholesterol and blood pressure. They also decrease chance of heart disease.

Yellow

Examples: Mango, pineapples, lemons, peppers, pears

They promote digestion and brain function. They help the health of your eyes and skin.