Fruits and vegetables grow in a variety of colors for a reason: it helps you figure out what kinds of nutritional value they contain. And when it comes to fresh produce, variety is key — eat a rainbow of food each and every day! Click through to check out the unique properties in colorful fruits and veggies.
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What: Tomatoes, watermelon, red peppers, pomegranates, cranberries, raspberries.
The pigment that gives most red fruits and veggies their signature hue is called lycopene – an antioxidant that may reduce the risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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