The Colors of Nature



Fruits and veggies in these hues include: red peppers, red cherries, tomatoes, red apples, strawberries and watermelon. 

Nutritional Value: Flavonoids, folate, vitamin C, lycopene

Effects on the Body: anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants, anti-bacterial, anti-diarrheal, heart health, memory



Fruits and Veggies in these hues include: asparagus, green grapes, cucumbers, broccoli, collards, spinach, kale, cabbage, green peppers and honeydew melon.

Nutritional Value:  Isothiocyanate, omega-3 fatty acids, chlorophyll, vitamin K, vitamin D, carotenoids 

Effects on the Body: eyes, bones and teeth

Purples and Blues


Fruits and Vegetables in these hues include:  

dark beans, beets, egg plant, figs, blueberries, blackberries. 

Nutritional Value: anthocyanin, which is good for memory and healthy aging. 

Effects on the Body: memory, healthy aging, heart health

Oranges and yellows


Fruits and veggies in these hues include: carrots, mango, cantelope, yellow peppers, butternut squash, pumpkin, papaya, oranges, sweet potatoes and pineapples. 

Nutritional Value:  Beta-Carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C 

Effects on body: eyes, heart, immune system