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P H Y T O C H E M I C A L S

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  1. PHYTOCHEMICALS

  2. BLUE& PURPLE

  3. BLUE&PURPLE 1. Blackberries 2. Blueberries 3. Black Currants 4. Dried Plums (Prunes) 5. Elderberries 6. Purple Figs 7. Purple Grapes 8. Plums 9. Raisins 10. Purple Asparagus 11. Purple Cabbage 12. Purple Carrots 13. Eggplant 14. Purple Peppers 15. Purple Potatoes 16. Black Salsify 17. Olives

  4. Black Salsify

  5. Rutabagas

  6. GREEN

  7. GREEN 1. Avocadoes 2. Green Apples 3. Green Grapes 4. Honeydew 5. Kiwi 6. Limes 7. Green Pears 8. Artichokes 9. Arugula 10. Asparagus 11. Broccoli 12. Peas 13. Cabbage 14. Green Beans 15. Celery 16. Cucumbers 17. Endive 18. Leafy Greens 19. Leeks 20. Lettuce 21. Green Onion 22. Okra 23. Brussel Sprouts 24. Green Pepper 25. Snow Peas 26. Spinach 27. Zucchini

  8. Endive

  9. YELLOW& ORANGE

  10. YELLOW&ORANGE 1. Yellow Apples 2. Apricots 3. Cantaloupe 4. Yellow Figs 5. Grapefruit 6. Golden Kiwi 7. Lemons 8. Mangoes 9. Nectarines 10. Oranges 11. Papayas 12. Peaches 13. Yellow Pears 14. Persimmons 15. Pineapples 16. Tangerines 17. Star Fruit 18. Yellow Watermelon 19. Yellow Beets 20. Butternut Squash 21. Carrots 22. Yellow Peppers 23. Yellow Potatoes 24. Pumpkin 25. Rutabagas 26. Crook Neck Squash 27. Sweet Corn 28. Sweet Potatoes 29. Yellow Tomatoes • Yellow Winter Squash • Kumkwat

  11. Star Fruit

  12. Persimmons

  13. PINK&RED

  14. PINK&RED 1. Red Apples 2. Blood Oranges 3. Cherries 4. Cranberries 5. Red Grapes 6. Pink/Red Grapefruit 7. Red Pears 8. Pomegranates 9. Raspberries 10. Strawberries 11. Watermelon 12. Beets 13. Red Peppers 14. Radishes 15. Radicchio 16. Red Potatoes 17. Red Onions 18. Rhubarb 19. Tomatoes

  15. Dragon Fruit

  16. white

  17. white 1. Bananas 2. Coconut 3. Dates 4. White Nectarine 5. White Peaches 6. Brown Pear 7. Cauliflower 8. Garlic 9. Ginger 10. Jicama 11. Mushrooms 12. Onion 13. Parsnips 14. White Potatoes 15. Shallots 16. Turnips 17. Juniper Berries 18. Water Chestnuts 19. Dragon Fruit

  18. PHYTOCHEMICALS

  19. What arePHYTOCHEMICALS 1.) Natural plant compounds packed with nutrients, fiber and disease fighting colors. Not all colors provide the same benefits, so it is important to eat ALL the colors.

  20. Nutrient Dense • Foods that are high in vitamins and mineral but low in calories.

  21. 2.) Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables provides a powerhouse of nutrients and Phytochemicals without adding a lot of CALORIES Did you Know? There are over 900 Phytochemicals found in our colorful fruits and vegetables!

  22. 3.) SERVING SIZES(of Fruits andVegetables) • Fist-full or medium piece of fresh • ½ cup of any cut-up, raw, or cooked • 1 cup leafy salad greens • ¼ cup dried fruit • 6 ounces of 100% juice (3/4 cup)

  23. 4.) HEALTH BENEFITS a. Healthy Heart b. Memory Function c. Vision Health d. Strong Bones and Teeth e. Healthy Weight f. Lower Risk of Some Cancers

  24. 5.)True or False You can Get your Daily Supply of Phytochemicals in taking Vitamin Supplements?

  25. 5.)True or False You can Get your Daily Supply of Phytochemicals in taking Vitamin Supplements? FALSE You can only get them from fresh fruits and vegetables!

  26. The “goods” on…GREEN • phytochemical: lutein • Strong Bones and Teeth • Vision Health • Healthy Skin and Hair • Decreases Tumor Growth (in cancer patients)

  27. The “goods” on…YELLOW&ORANGE • Phytochemical: caratenoid • Maintains Strong Bones & Teeth • Healthy Heart • Vision Health • Boosts Immune System

  28. The “Goods” on…RED • Phytochemical:lycopene • Reduces Risk of Skin Cancer • Healthy Heart (lowers blood pressure) • Memory Function • Urinary Tract Health • Reduces Diabetes Complications

  29. The “goods” on…BLUE&PURPLE • phytochemical:anthocyanin • Memory Loss & Alzheimer’s Complications • Slows effects of Aging • Lower Risk of Some Cancers • Reduces Diabetes Complications

  30. The “goods” on… white • Phytochemical:allicin • Boosts Immune System • Helps control High Blood Pressure • Lowers Cholesterol Levels • Lowers Risk of Some Cancers

  31. Unique Food Presentations

  32. This cottage is made completely of food!