Ever heard you should “eat the rainbow”? Choosing a colorful array of fruits and vegetables can help create a visually pleasing plate, but there are more compelling reasons to eat a variety of hues. A broad selection of colors helps ensure that you also consume a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, which are essential for good health.
Here’s a closer look at what the colors of produce mean, and why you should include them in your diet.
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