Fruits and vegetables’ vibrant colors tell the story of their “super powers”. You see, it’s their “phytonutrients”, or plant nutrients, that help us fight disease and stay stronger for longer.
Learn what the phytonutrients do — and how much of each you need to be healthy — in the attached infographic. Sometimes it’s jsut easier to understand when you have pictures to look at.
You can download this free Phytonutrient Cheat Sheet (courtesy of Precision Nutrition), print it out and stick it on your fridge. It’ll help you track how many servings of each color you’re getting every day. Remember, a colorful plate is a good thing.