Why have a colorful plate?

Not only are fruits and vegetables good for our bodies, but they also come in a rainbow of colors that make our plates look beautiful! Each color tells us something special about the nutrients inside. For example, the red in strawberries and tomatoes comes from a powerful antioxidant called lycopene. It helps protect our cells from damage. The blue and purple in berries, like blueberries and grapes, contain compounds called anthocyanins that help keep our hearts healthy. Eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, like oranges, spinach, and bell peppers, ensures that we get a mix of different nutrients our bodies need to grow and stay healthy. So, let’s fill our plates with these amazing gifts from nature and enjoy the tasty benefits they bring!

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