Fruit and vegetables fall into five different colour categories: red, purple/blue, orange, green and white/brown. Each colour carries its own set of unique disease fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. It is these phytochemicals that give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colour and of course some of their healthy properties.
Following is a rundown of fruits and vegetables sorted by colour, along with the phytonutrients they contain, and which foods you’ll find them in.
My Chef main meals are all served with a side of seasonal vegetables.