Colorful Eating

The USDA recommends 4-5 cups of fruits and vegetables daily. In addition to quantity, it is important to eat a variety of fruits and veggies. To do this, some experts recommend focusing on color.

The fruit/vegetable color groups are:

  • Blue/Purple
  • Green
  • White
  • Yellow/Orange
  • Red

Each color group provides different nutrients that your body needs. By eating a several different colors of fruits and veggies throughout the week, you will be getting the variety of nutrients each group offers.