March – National Nutrition Month

Let’s celebrate the National Nutrition Month by aiming to have 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day for the entire month of March.

We may find ourselves in a healthy habit of eating more fruits and vegetables than ever before after a month of this simple nutrition activity.

Here is a list of fruits and vegetables arranged in an array of Colors: red, orange, yellow/white, green and blue/violet. The aim is to choose at least one fruit or vegetable per day from each color category.
Red in Color Apples, bell peppers, beets, cabbage, cherries, cranberries, grapes, grapefruit, lettuce, onions, passion fruit, pears, persimmons, plantain, plums, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon.
Orange in Color Apricots, bell peppers, cantaloupe, carrots, clementines, kumquats, nectarines, oranges, papaya, peaches, squash, tangerines.
Yellow/White in Color Apples, bananas, bell peppers, cauliflower, cherries, corn, garlic. grapefruit, figs, lemons, mangoes, onions, parsnips, pears, pineapple, plums, rutabaga, squash, star fruit, sunchoke, tomatoes, turnips.
Green in Color Artichoke, asparagus, avocado, beans, bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, celery, chard, collard greens, cucumbers, endive, grapes, honeydew, kiwi, leeks, lettuce, limes, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsley, peas, spinach, watercress.
Blue/Violet in Color Blackberries, black raspberries, blueberries, cabbage, cherries, eggplant, figs, grapes, kale, kohlrabi, plums.
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