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.
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.