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5 A Day - The Color Way

It's all about color - blue/purple, green, white, yellow/orange and red.  To fight cancer, heart disease, and the effects of aging, eat a colorful variety of vegetables and fruit each day.

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Blue/Purple

 

Blackberries
Blueberries
Black currants
Dried plums
Elderberries
Purple figs
Purple grapes
Plums
Raisins

Purple asparagus
Purple cabbage
Purple carrots
Eggplant
Purple Belgian endive
Purple peppers
Potatoes (purple fleshed)
Black salsify

 

Green  
Artichokes
Arugula
Asparagus
Avocados
Broccoflower
Broccoli
Broccoli rabe
Brussels sprouts
Chinese cabbage
Green beans
Green cabbage
Celery
Chayote squash
Cucumbers
Endive
Green apples
Green grapes
Green onion
Green pears
Green pepper
Honeydew
Kiwifruit

Leafy greens
Leeks
Lettuce
Limes
Okra
Peas
Snow Peas
Sugar snap peas
Spinach
Watercress
Zucchini

 

White  

Bananas
Brown pears
Dates
White nectarines
White peaches
Cauliflower
Garlic
Ginger
Jerusalem artickoke

Jicama
Kohlrabi
Mushrooms
Onions
Parsnips
Potatoes (white fleshed)
Shallots
Turnips
White Corn
 


Yellow/Orange    
Yellow apples
Apricots
Cantaloupe
Cape Gooseberries
Yellow figs
Grapefruit
Golden kiwifruit
Lemon
Mangoes
Nectarines
Oranges
Papayas
Peaches
Yellow pears
Persimmons
Pineapples
Tangerines
Yellow watermelon
Yellow beets
Butternut squash
Carrots
Yellow peppers
Yellow potatoes
Pumpkin
Rutabagas
Yellow summer squash
Sweet corn
Sweet potatoes
Yellow tomatoes
Yellow winter squash
 

Red  
Red apples
Blood oranges
Cherries
Cranberries
Red grapes
Pink/Red grapefruit
Red pears
Pomegranates
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon
Beets
Red peppers
Radishes
Radicchio
Red onions
Red potatoes
Rhubarb