Eating the Rainbow: A Breakdown on the Role of a Colorful Diet

By: Cadence Fox

Eating a well-balanced diet, as we know, should include a variety of foods from all food groups: protein, fats, dairy, grains, fruits, and vegetables. As a general statement for fruits and vegetables, their color comes from vitamins, and their taste comes from minerals. Keep in mind that there are many other reasons contributing to their looks and taste. This is just a helpful tip for general knowledge when shopping and cooking to make sure you consume all your micronutrients. According to a 2009 National Health and Nutrition

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