Blue-Purple Fruits and Vegetables
Blue/purple fruits and vegetables are the single most powerful source of antioxidants. Antioxidants, found naturally in many fruits and vegetables, neutralize destructive compounds called free radicals in the body. The Blue/Purple foods also help prevent and repair damage done by these free radicals, and therefore may reduce cholesterol, fight certain cancers, prevent macular degeneration, immune deficiency and diabetes. The following blue-purple fruits and vegetables are power-packed with antioxidants.
Examples of Blue-Purple Fruits and Vegetables
Blueberries • Açai Berries • Blackberries • Figs • Purple Grapes • Plums • Raisins • Eggplant • Red (Purple) Cabbage • Currents