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!