Eat the Rainbow! by Virginia Gardner

“Eat the rainbow!” -Virginia Gardner

Fruits and vegetables are full of the nutrients that our bodies need to function properly. The various
vitamins and minerals provide energy to build and repair tissues, regulate body process, and fight disease. Each color of produce has different amounts of these important nutrients. In order to ingest all of the essential nutrients, you must have a colorful diet. Look at your plate before you eat a meal. Does it lack color? Is it all the same color? Follow this link to the Food Network for ideas on how to increase vibrancy of color in your diet and increase the diversity of vitamins and minerals you eat: