Different colour vegetables and the nutrients they contain

The colours of fruit and veg

Green
Greens

What are they good for?
Broccoli: vitamin C, B vitamins
Asparagus: B vitamins , vitamin A
Spinach: vitamin A, folate, vitamin K
Kale: vitamin A, folate, vitamin C
Artichokes: folate, B1
Avocado: potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, B vitamins, vitamin E, vitamin K
Kiwi: Vitamin C, vitamin K
Apples: Fibre
Peas: Vitamin A, potassium


orange:yellow
Orange/Yellows

What are these good for?

Peppers: vitamin C
Oranges: Vitamin C
Sweet Potatoes: vitamin A, potassium
Carrots: vitamin A
Lemons: Vitamin C, antibacterial
Pumpkins & Squashes: vitamin A, vitamin E
Bananas: potassium, magnesium
Sweetcorn: B vitamins, potassium
Melon: Vitamin A, fibre
Mango: Fibre, Vitamin A
Pineapple: Vitamin C, fibre


red
Reds

What are they good for?

Raspberries: vitamin C, calcium
Strawberries: vitamin C, antioxidants
Red Peppers: vitamin C
Red Grapes: antioxidants
Tomatoes: lycopene, vitamin A
Cherries: antioxidants, potassium, phosphorus
Pomegranates: antioxidants, potassium, vitamin K


purple
Blues/Purples

What are they good for?

Red Cabbage: antioxidants, fibre
Aubergine: Antioxidants, fibre
Blueberries: antioxidants, vitamin K
Plums: Fibre, vitamin K
Beetroot: folate, antioxidants
Blackberries: antioxidants, vitamin C
Blackcurrants: Vitamin C
Dates: Fibre, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium


white
Whites

What are they good for?

Cauliflower: vitamin C
Garlic: antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory
Onions: improve digestion,
Mushrooms: B vitamins, vitamin D, selenium
Parsnips: B vitamins, vitamin E
Potatoes: B vitamins, vitamin E

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