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Color your way to a healthier diet

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Posted: May 14, 2014 10:45 AM by Hunter Robinson
Source: CNN

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Topics: spring, fruits, vegetables, color, 2une In, 2 Your Health, dies, nutrition

It's springtime, which means more fruits and vegetables on grocery store produce shelves. That makes it the perfect time to turn your diet around.

Experts say to be healthier, you just need to eat in color. You can tell what health benefits fruits and veggies have based on their color. By mixing and matching colors you can get the nutrients you need and maximize the health benefits of your meal.

Purple fruits and veggies can reduce your risk for some cancers, diabetes and heart attacks. Red item like tomatoes can also reduce your risk for some cancers.Yellow veggies, meanwhile, are good for your eyes. Blue produce like blueberries and eggplants are responsible for lowering your cholesterol and boosting your immune system.

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