Color Benefits
Name that Vegetable
Vitamin Benefits
100
This color protects your heart and makes is strong
What is Red
100
This vegetable is high in lycopene and can help reduce cardiovascular disease. Although technically a fruit, most people think this is a vegetable. This is great in pasta and on pizza, and some people may pronounce this vegetable differently.
What is a Tomato
100
Great for the eyes, skin, hair and nails. This is usually found in almost all vegetables
What is Vitamin A
200
This color strengthens your bones and teeth
What is Green
200
Mark Twain called this vegetable "...a cabbage with a college education". It is white and has a sister vegetable that looks like a little tree.
What is Cauliflower
200
This is good for healing and preventing illness. Some people use this to treat colds. Most vegetables and all fruits contain this.
What is Vitamin C
300
This color helps your memory
What is blue or purple
300
This vegetable is the number one vegetable crop in the U.S. It is very high in potassium and can grow "eyes". This vegetable is usually eaten in a very unhealthy form.
What is a Potato
300
Great for bones and teeth.
What is Calcium
400
This color helps your sight and keeps your skin healthy
What is orange
400
This vegetable is good for your eyesight. It is grown in the ground and a favorite of rabbits.
What is a Carrot
400
This helps transport oxygen through our bodies and is essential for physical fitness. This also helps us grow properly.
What is Iron
500
This color can help prevent strokes and can lower your cholesterol
What is White
500
This vegetable is green and prickly. You can eat its leaves, and it contains a heart. Some people use this vegetable to treat snake bites.
What is an Artichoke
500
This helps red blood cells mature and helps make DNA. This is found in green leafy vegetables and fortified cereals.
What is folate
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