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What are some healthy red foods?

Cindy Gay
Nutrition & Dietetics
Tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, cherries, pomegranates, red cabbage, pink or ruby red grapefruit, cranberries, watermelon, kidney beans, fava beans, cranberry beans and pinto beans. The red beans listed here are dried beans, sometimes referred to as "the vegetable with more" (more soluble fiber, protein and iron than many vegetables).
Marisa Moore
Nutrition & Dietetics
There are many options to add healthy red foods to your diet. Choose cherries, cranberries, pomegranates, pink grapefruit, red grapes and watermelon. As for vegetables, bring home beets, red bell peppers, red beans and tomatoes.

Red fruits and vegetables are generally a good source of carotenoids, which may enhance heart and eye health as well as reduce the risk of certain cancers.

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