From red to green, eat your way through this rainbow of fruits and vegetables to get the most nutrients and antioxidants.
June 22, 2007
1 of 2Jeff Kauck
Scientists are finding new ways to fight cancer, improve memory, and keep colds at bay with a colorful mix of good-for-you foods. What are these superfoods? Fruits and vegetables chockfull of antioxidants. Incorporating them into your diet is easy: Mix 'n' match various colors for a plate that is pleasing to the eye and the stomach. We've got suggestions for foods to eat in each color group, plus fantastic kitchen-tested recipes from Cooking Light.
2 of 2Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Margaret Dickey
Orange and Yellow
Orange and Yellow Recipe Apricots, cantaloupe, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and corn are packed with antioxidants that boost the immune system and help ward off age-related eye disease. They also provide an extra dose of Vitamin C, which is important for overall health.