Colors of Food

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Red/Orange

Both are full of vitamin C. Also, rich in beta-carotene and other anti-oxidants. Examples of these are:

  • Carrots
  • Oranges
  • Cantaloupe
  • Apples
  • Cherries

Green

Greens are rich in vitamins B,C, and K. The darker the green, the healthier it is. Examples of these are:

  • Lettuce
  • Limes
  • Olives
  • Broccoli
  • Kewi

Blue/Purple

Both are more for mind and body. They bring peace when you eat them and help clear your mind. Examples of these foods are:

  • Eggplant
  • Grapes
  • Plums
  • Blue Berries
  • Onions

Yellow

These are highly in vitamin C. They work best for cleansing, hence why many people drink lemon water to clear out toxins. Examples of these foods are:

  • Pineapples
  • Mangos
  • Corn
  • Lemons
  • Peppers

Brown/Tan

Brown helps mainly the heart. It limits your risk of diabetes and helps your heart. Examples of these are:

  • Potatoes
  • Beans
  • Rice
  • Coco
  • Nuts

White

Whites help mainly to boost your immune system system. It may also help to fight cancer. Examples of these are:


  • Coconuts
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Rice
  • Coliflower