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What are the best vegetables and fruits to eat?


Hi there and thank you for your question!

There are no vegetables and fruits that are 'best' on their own. I believe it is best to eat a colorful variety of fruit and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables come in many colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and white - and each color provides different vitamins, minerals and other nutrient that are important for our health. For example, some yellow and green fruits like lemons and kiwis are a good source of vitamin C, which plays an important role in our immune system (1). Some orange vegetables like sweet potatoes and carrots are a good source of vitamin A, which supports healthy vision (2). 

Learn more about how to eat a "rainbow" of colors or find a colorful recipe to try this week!

Hope this helps!



Anna Ng, RD 



1. "Vitamin C" National Institute of Health. Updated February 27, 2020. Retrieved from

2. "Vitamin A" National Institute of Health. Updated February 14, 2020. Retrieved from


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