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Where do fruits and vegetables get their color?

Frances Largeman-Roth, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics

Fruits and vegetables get their color from plant pigments, which have antioxidant properties. In general, the more richly hued a fruit or vegetable is, the more antioxidants it contains.

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