What colors are the healthy dried fruits ?
Fruits and vegetables come in a rainbow of colors. Eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables every day — red, yellow/orange, white, green and blue/purple. These may lower the risk of some cancers. Dried fruits can be found in each of the color groups.
|Color Group||Health Benefits||Examples of Dried Fruits and Vegetables|
|Red||Help maintain heart health, memory function and urinary tract health||Dried apples, beets, dried cranberries, red currants, pomegranates, rhubarb, red peppers|
|Yellow/Orange||Help maintain heart health, vision health and healthy immune system||Golden raisins, yellow figs, dried apricots, mandarins, sweet potatoes, yellow squash|
|White/Tan/Brown||Help maintain heart health and cholesterol levels that are already healthy||Dates, dried figs, bananas, Asian pears, leeks, onions, garlic, cauliflower, jicama, quince, mushrooms|
|Green||Help maintain vision health and strong bones and teeth||Dried kiwi, dried green apples, bok choy, mustard greens, turnips|
|Blue/Purple||Help maintain healthy aging, memory function and urinary tract health||Dried plums, raisins, Zante currants, dried blueberries, eggplants, purple cabbage|