Healthy Food: Fruits and Vegetables
The 10 Best Ways to Add Color to Your Diet
Filling your plate with colorful fruits and veggies doesn’t just make your plate look pretty—it also provides antioxidants and other health-enhancing vitamins and minerals (Search: Which vitamins do I need?). “We get different nutrients from different foods, so eating a variety of produce in different colors is one of the easiest ways to ensure we’re getting a full range of nutrients,” explains Vandana Sheth, RD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In fact, one quick way to determine whether you’re eating a balanced meal is to check your plate for at least three different hues. Here, 10 bright ideas for loading up on foods that fight cancer, boost vision, and improve your health in other ways.
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