Colorful Fruits and Vegetables

Estephanie Casas

Orange/Red

  • Cantaloupe
  • Grapefruit
  • Watermelon
  • Carrots
  • Tomatoes

Fruits and veggies that are red and orange provide nutrients to the body by reducing the risk or prostate cancer. It also lowers your blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. Lastly, these foods also boost your immune system.

Green

  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Olives
  • Kiwi
  • Cucumbers
Green colored fruits and veggies are good for the human body because they may have anticancer properties and are essential in blood clot formation. Green colored foods also help pregnant women by preventing neural tube defects.

Blue/Purple/Chrimson

  • Eggplant
  • Grapes
  • Onion
  • Plums
  • Turnips
Blue, purple and chrimson colored fruits and vegetables help the human body by supporting retinal health along with lowering LDL cholesterol. These fruits and vegetables also help the human body by supporting healthy digestion and improving calcium and mineral absorption.

Tan/Brown

  • Patatoes
  • Pecans
  • Cashews
  • Almonds
  • Grains
Many brown foods are whole drain and a big reason to eat them is because of their fiber. These foods all help digestion and lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

White

  • Coconuts
  • Garlic
  • Cauliflower
  • Bananas
  • Potatoes
White foods activate natural killer B and T cells and reduce the risk of colon, breast and prostate cancer. These foods also help balance hormone levels for everyone.

Yellow

  • Banana
  • Mango
  • Squash
  • Peppers
  • Lime
Yellow fruits and vegetables promote collagen formation and healthy joints, along with fighting harmful free radicals. They also encourage alkaline balance throughout the body.