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Table of the Color Wheel of Foods and Phytochemicals
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by: Tricia Fleming, University of Kansas Dietetic Intern, Tammy Beason, MS. RD., Nutrition Education Specialist, Candance Gabel, MS, RD, LD, Associate State Nutrition Specialist, Family Nutrition Education Program, Adapted from Heber D., Bowerman S. What Color is Your Diet? (Harper-Collins, 2001)

Color Wheel of Foods & Phytochemicals
Color Group Phytochemicals Fruits and Vegetables
Red Lycopene
Phytoene
Phytofluene
Vitamin E
Tomatoes
Tomato Sauce Vegetable Juice
Tomato Soup Watermelon
Green Glucosinolates
Isothiocyanates
Indole-3 Carbinol
Folic Acid
Broccoli
Brussel Sprouts
Bok Choy
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Green/Yellow Lutein
Zeaxanthin 
Spinach
Avocado
Kale
Green Beans
Green Peppers
Kiwi
Collard Greens
Mustard Greens
Orange  Alpha & Beta Carotene
Beta-Cryptoxanthin
Carrots
Pumpkins
Butternut Squash Mangos
Apricots
Canteloupe
Orange/Yellow Vitamin C
Flavonoids
Oranges
Orange Juice
Tangerines
Yellow Grapefruit,
Peaches
Lemons
Limes
Papaya
Pineapple
Nectarines
Red-Purple Anthocyanins
Ellagic Acid
Flavonoids
Grapes and Grape Juice
Cherries
Red Wine
Strawberries
Blueberries
Blackberries
Raspberries
Cranberries
Plums
Prunes
Raisins
White/Green Allyl Sulfides Garlic
Onion
Chives

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