Color Guide to Fruits and Vegetables
The following guide should help you broaden your color palette when eating fruits and vegetables.
Vegetables: red cabbage, red pepper, radishes, tomatoes, red onions, red beans, beets, radicchio (lettuce).
Fruits: cranberries, pink grapefruit, raspberries, strawberries, apples, cherries, grapes, pears, pomegranates, watermelon, rhubarb.
Vegetables: corn, sweet potatoes, carrots, yellow peppers, butternut squash, winter squash, summer squash, yellow tomatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, summer squash.
Fruits: yellow apples, apricots, cantaloupe, lemon, mango, nectarines, oranges, papaya peaches, pears, persimmon, pineapple, tangerines.
Vegetables: cauliflower, garlic, mushrooms, onions, shallots, parsnips, kohlrabi.
Fruits: bananas, brown pears, white nectarines and white peaches.
Vegetables: salad greens (spinach, arugula, endive), artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbages, green beans, celery, cucumbers, leeks, green onions, okra, peas, green pepper, zucchini.
Fruits: green apples, green grapes, honeydew melon, kiwifruit, lime, green pears, avocado.
Vegetables: purple asparagus, purple cabbage, eggplant, purple Belgian endive, purple peppers, purple flesh potatoes.
Fruits: blackberries, blueberries, currants, figs, purple grapes, plums, raisins.
With so many vegetables and fruits to choose from, and with so many ways to enjoy them, you’ll find it’s easy to create a “colorful” diet that’s satisfying, nutritious and delicious.
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