Eat the Rainbow

Let’s make this simple.  If you incorporate a variety of colorful produce in your diet you will be doing yourself a favor.   By adding color to your meals you will automatically reap the vitamins and nutrients that these powerhouse foods deliver.

Here’s a sample color palette that you can easily incorporate into your diet!

Red:  radishes, sweet bell peppers, raspberries, strawberries, apples, cranberries

Purple:  cabbage, eggplant, berries, red onions

Orange:  pumpkin, butternut squash, oranges, tangerines, carrots, apricots, yams, mango, papaya

Yellow: lemons, summer squash, bananas, pineapple, pears

Green:  leafy greens, bell peppers, zucchini, cucumber, collard greens, brussels sprouts, green beans, kale, chard, spinach, granny smith apples, artichokes

White:  garlic, onions, jicama, wax beans, turnips, parsnips, potatoes

Brown:  mushrooms, sunchokes

Now go run!

Keli 🙂

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