The Fruits & Veggies Rainbow

Posted by on April 10, 2012 in Active Living & Healthy Eating, News | 0 comments

Go ahead, add some color to your plate!

No really, it’s okay. Food doesn’t have to be boring and blah to be healthy. In fact, some of the healthiest foods out there are some of the most brightly colored! So go step by step through the rainbow and get a full range of vitamins and nutrients that look great and taste wonderful!

raspeberries

Red bell peppers, tomatoes, tart cherries, cranberries, raspberries, rhubarb, pomegranates or beets are all packed with anitoxidants, Vitamin C, manganese and fiber.

carrots

Butternut squash, carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupes, oranges, pumpkins, orange peppers, nectarines and peaches are loaded with anitoxidants Vitamin C, potassium, fiber and vitamin B6.

yellow bell pepper

Spaghetti squash, summer squash, yellow bell peppers and bananas include manganese, potassium, vitamin A, fiber and magnesium.

spinach

Spinach, broccoli and asparagus and full of lutein and folate, but virtually all green vegetables are packed with nutrients and healthy qualities.

blueberries

Blueberries are one of the most powerful anitoxidants.

grapes

Concord grapes, currants, plums, or any rich purple healthy fruits are full of antioxidants. And don’t rule out raicchio, eggplant, purple cabbage, purple tomatoes and purple carrots, all rich in Vitamin A and flavonoids.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.