ROYGBIV Taught Us How to Live

So now that we know what beta-carotene is and why we need it, we get to the fun part…learning which fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices have the most beta-carotene.

 

Actually the best way to make sure that you are getting the most nutrients in your diet…and the easiest way to shop for these foods…is to “eat the rainbow.”

 

Red/Purple fruits and vegetabls include…

  • beets
  • black olives
  • blackberries
  • blueberries
  • cranberries
  • currants

  • dark cherries

  • dates

  • eggplant
  • passionfruit
  • prunes
  • plums
  • purple carrots
  • purple figs
  • purple grapes and grape juice
  • raisins
  • raspberries
  • red (purple) cabbage

 

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