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5-a-Day Advice on Colorful Fruits and Vegetables

5-a-Day Advice on Colorful Fruits and Vegetables

Color is proof that your meals and snacks provide great health benefits.

Eat Blue / Purple:

Purple grapes, raisins, plums, blueberries, purple cabbage, dried plums to reduce cancer risk, keep the heart healthy, control high blood pressure.

Eat Red:

Tomatoes, spaghetti tomatoe sauce, watermelon, guava to reduce cancer risk. Cherries, strawberries, beets, red apples, red onions to reduce cancer risk, keep the heart healthy, control high blood pressure.

Eat Dark Orange:

Mangos, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, carrots, apricots, butternut squash to reduce cancer risk, have a healthy heart, maintain good vision, keep your immune system strong.

Eat Yellow / Orange:

Oranges, grapefruit, papaya, nectarines, pears to reduce cancer risk, keep the heart strong, strengthen bones and teeth, keep the skin healthy, maintain eyesight.

Eat Yellow / Green:

Spinach, collard greens, kiwi fruit, romaine lettuce, green peas to help maintain eyesight.

Eat Green:

Broccoli, green cabbage, Swiss Chard, bok chop to reduce cancer risk.

Eat White:

Onions, garlic, leeks, scallions, chives to reduce cancer risk, keep the heart healthy, may lower cholesterol and control high blood pressure.

 

NYSS Champion

NYSS Champion badge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize Just Run as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion program. As an NYSS Champion, Just Run has demonstrated their organization’s support of youth sports and commitment to the NYSS vision. Just Run will be recognized along with other NYSS Champions on health.gov as part of a growing network of organizations partnering with HHS to improve the youth sports landscape.