What fruits and vegetables are rich in anthocyanins?

Janis Jibrin, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
The fruits and vegetables that contain anthocyanins include:
  • blackberries
  • blueberries
  • cherries
  • cranberries
  • eggplant
  • grape juice
  • plums
  • prunes
  • raisins
  • red apples
  • red beans
  • red beets
  • red cabbage
  • red or purple grapes
  • red onions
  • red pears
  • red wines
  • strawberries
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Anthocyanins give fruits and vegetables a blue-purple color. Anthocyanins may have antioxidant and anti-aging benefits and may even enhance memory.

Common fruits and vegetables rich in anthocyanins include blueberries, black grapes, raisins, blackberries, plums, purple cabbage, eggplant, purple cauliflower and purple potatoes.  

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