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What fruits and vegetables are rich in anthocyanins?

Marisa Moore
Nutrition & Dietetics
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.  
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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