One of the easiest ways to eat a more diverse, nutritious diet is simply to add colour to your plate! The more colourful your diet, the more nutrients you get. Phytonutrients and antioxidants, found in fruits and vegetables, help reduce our risk for heart disease, stroke and certain cancers by lowering cholesterol, blood pressure and blood glucose. A great way to get these benefits is to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables in a rainbow of colours.
Need help understanding the nutritional benefits of different coloured foods? Read on for more.