Here’s what adding a little color to your plate can do for you:
- Red: Loaded with the antioxidant lycopene, which may help lower the risk of certain cancers and help maintain a healthy heart, vision and immunity.
- Orange and Yellow: Rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C and lutein. Beta-carotene is healthy for the skin, vitamin C strengthens the immune system and lutein helps to maintain healthy vision.
- Green: abundant in powerful antioxidants, which may help promote healthy vision and reduce cancer risks.
- Purple and Blue: Have antioxidant benefits and may help with memory, urinary tract health and reduced cancer risks.