Dark green foods contain folate to help build healthy cells. Leafy greens, asparagus, and legumes – the family that includes beans, peas, lentils, soybeans, and even peanuts – are all high in folate. Leafy greens are also high in calcium! Along with cheese and milks these help keep your bones strong.
Blue fruits reduce inflammation, or swelling that can happen because of injury or infection. When we play sports, we want to warm up to avoid injury. Eating blue foods like blueberries and grapes can help!
What are pink fruits and vegetables? Grapes and cranberries are considered pink. Others like peanuts and dark chocolate aren’t pink at all. But they all help heart and brain health.
Brain foods contain fiber. This helps aid in digestion, or the way your body processes the food you eat. Nuts and whole grains are rich in fiber.
Click on pictures of the fruits and vegetables to save and print the coloring pages. No printer? No problem! Use your creativity to draw your own types of fruits and veggies, or make a list of as many as you can of each color of the nutrition rainbow!