Assorted vegetables
Photo: Thinkstock

Eating a Rainbow of Veggies

Dietitians advise eating a wide variety of colorful produce to gain the maximum health benefits.

“Adding a splash of colorful seasonal foods to the plate makes for more than just a festive summer meal,” says registered dietitian and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson Karen Ansel. “A rainbow of foods creates a palette of nutrients, each with a different bundle of potential benefits for a healthful eating plan.”

Incorporating seasonal produce into your menu can be an opportunity—through signage or table tents, perhaps—to educat

Register to view the full article

Please register to access this content.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish