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Eating in Color: Green, Part Two

15 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Have you had fun with your green fruits since the last installment of Eating in Color? Now it's time to give green vegetables a try, and I couldn't be more excited to focus on kale in today's edition of this popular series.
Kale is a nutrient powerhouse! Low in calories and devoid of saturated fats and sodium, a full two cup serving of kale is rich in calcium, potassium, and fiber. It also has plenty of vitamins A, C, and K. The antioxidants in kale offer some cancer-protective effects and are also useful when it comes to fighting free radical damage.
All of these nutrients can have a...
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Eating in Color: Blue, Part Two

Eating in Color: Blue, Part Two

15 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Welcome back to Eating in Color! As I mentioned in Eating in Color: Blue , truly blue fruits and vegetables are pretty darn rare. Occasionally you can get your hands on a blue potato or something, but for the sake of accessibility, we're going to stay a little more mainstream and put a deep purple vegetable in the spotlight instead: eggplant.
Did you know that an eggplant is technically a berry? How crazy is that? It's also loaded with vitamin B6, copper, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and thiamine, along with antioxidants like lutein and nasunin.
These nutrients are great for your eyes...
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Eating in Color: Purple

Eating in Color: Purple

15 days ago   |   By Food and Health

It's the last week of Eating in Color and this week we're focusing on purple fruits and vegetables!
First up on the agenda: purple grapes!
You can find different kinds of grapes at the grocery store: fresh, dried , frozen, and even as 100% juice. Today we're going to focus on purple grapes, but there are also loads of varieties your clients might enjoy, including...
Traditional seedless green, red, or black grapes
Cotton candy grapes
Champagne grapes
Concord grapes
Muscadine grapes
So, why grapes? They're a hydration and nutrient powerhouse! High in potassium, fiber, and a range of...
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Eating in Color: Purple, Part Two

Eating in Color: Purple, Part Two

15 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Today marks the last installment of our series: Eating in Color .
We have had so much fun with this series. If you missed a post, check out the full collection below...
Red Strawberries
Red Bell Peppers
Orange Oranges
Orange Carrots
Yellow Bananas
Yellow Corn
Green Kiwi
Green Kale
Blue Blueberries
Blue Eggplant
Purple Grapes
And now we'd like to conclude with our last purple food: Purple Cabbage .
As you probably already know, "cabbage is, among different vegetables, one of the major sources of anthocyanins". Just half a cup of purple cabbage contains "lots of vitamin C and vitamin K...
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