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 Red foods contain the phytochemical lycopene, which may help prevent certain diseases such as prostate cancer. The phytochemical anthocyanin is what gives these foods their rich color and promotes a healthy heart.
See information and recipes for these red foods: tomatoes, watermelon, spaghetti sauce, beets, cranberries, apples, cherries, red beans, radishes, red carrots, red-skinned potatoes, red peppers, pink grapefruit, guava, red oranges, red onions, pomegranates, raspberries, strawberries, rhubarb, red pears. More..

Orange
 Orange foods are rich in beta carotene which reduces risk of cancer and heart disease; maintain good vision; increased infection fighting ability   

See information and recipes for these orange foods: apricots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, carrots, mangos, peaches, pumpkins, sweet potatoes ... More

Yellow
     Sweetcorn is an excellent source of lutein which is good for healthy vision and a healthy cardiovascular system. Yellow lentils are rich in isoflavones - cancer-preventing phytochemicals that prevent the growth of oestrogen-dependent tumors. They are one of the best sources of genistein, which has been shown to kill off leukemia cells in mice.

See information and recipes for these yellow foods: apricots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, carrots, mangos, peaches, pumpkins, sweet potatoes -- beta carotene -- reduce risk of cancer and heart disease; maintain good vision; increased infection fighting ability. More ...

Green
   Most green vegetables contain beta carotene and lutein needed to maintain good vision, reduced risk of macular degeneration, cataracts and colon cancer. 

See information and recipes for these green foods:Green apples, Green grapes, Honeydew, Kiwifruit, Limes, Green pears, Artichokes, Arugula, Asparagus, Broccoflower, Broccoli, Broccoli rabe, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage, Green beans, Green cabbage, Celery, Chayote, Cucumbers, Endive, Leafy greens, Leeks, Lettuce, Green onion, Okra, Peas, Green pepper, Snow Peas, Sugar snap peas, Spinach, Watercress, Zucchini, Avocado, kale, kiwi. More ...

Blue
 Blueberries contain a wide variety of anthocyanins, the oxidation-fighting pigments that combine to give them that unique color. 

Blueberries also possess anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting chemicals. And, no fruit freezes better than blueberries, so you will find them year round.

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Purple
   Purple fruits and vegetables contain varying amounts of health-promoting phytochemicals such as anthocyanins and phenolics which have antioxidant and anti-aging benefits. 

See information and recipes for these purple foods: eggplant, plums, prunes, raisins, grapes, Purple figs, Purple grapes, Plums, Raisins, Purple asparagus, Purple cabbage, Purple carrots, Eggplant, Purple Belgian endive, Purple peppers, Potatoes (purple fleshed) . more...

White
     White vegetables contain varying amounts of phytochemicals including allicin, found in the garlic and onion family. The mineral selenium is found in mushrooms.

See information and recipes for these white foods:Bananas, White nectarines, White peaches, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger, Jerusalem artickoke, Jicama, Kohlrabi, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes (white fleshed), Shallots, Turnips, White Corn, Radishes. More

Black
     Black foods may have higher health benefits than other colored foods. Black mushrooms are believed to have numerous health benefits. Besides helping to reduce cholesterol and lower high blood pressure, they contain polysaccharides that are thought to boost the immune system and inhibit the growth of tumors

See information and recipes for these black foods: Black Squid Ink, Licorice, Black Mushrooms, black beans, licorice... more

Brown
 

Health benefits of mushrooms for humans have focused on immune enhancement properties. Complex sugars and their derivatives are able to stimulate a higher level of cytokine production in humans. Whole grains are a good source of B vitamins, vitamin E, magnesium, iron and fiber as well as other valuable antioxidants not found in some fruits and vegetables.

See information and recipes for: potato skins, chocolate, shitake mushrooms, brown skin on basic pears, portable mushrooms, brown grains and rice, beans... more

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