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5 Health Benefits of Anthocyanins

1 month ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

One popular recommendation for a healthy diet is to “eat the rainbow.” This strategy highlights the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables to get the nutrients you need.
According to dietitian Joyce Prescott, MS, RD, LD , the chemicals that give plants their bright colors can be especially good for your health. And fruits and vegetables on the purple end of the spectrum contain a chemical called anthocyanin that packs a nutritional punch.
What are anthocyanins?
Anthocyanins are a group of deep red, purple and blue pigments found in plants. They're part of a larger category...
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