Boost Your Immune System With Yellow & Orange!

Vitamin C, which aids the immune system, can be found in most yellow and orange fruits and veggies. Scientists have been studying Carotenoids and Flavonoids, two classes of Phytochemicals found in many orange and yellow vegetables and fruits, that can help keep your vision, heart and immune system healthy, as well as potentially lower the risk of some forms of cancer.

Apricot

Apricot

These sweet and juicy orange fruits can help fight maladies, including heart disease. Ounce for ounce, dried apricots, compared to the fresh, have twelve times the Iron, seven times the fiber, and five times the Vitamin A.

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe

This sweet and juicy melon has a high amount of beta-carotene, which coverts to 100% the recommended daily intake for Vitamin A. Cantaloupe also supplies 80% recommended daily intake of Vitamin C.

Carrot

Carrot

An excellent source of Vitamin A, carrots are also high in Carotenoids.

Mango

Mango

Mangoes, another favorite orange fruit, rank third behind Papaya for nutrient density, and are a source of Vitamin C. They contain 40% recommended daily intake of Vitamin A, as well as Potassium, Vitamin E and Pectin.

Nectarine

Nectarine

These sweet and juicy orange fruits can help fight maladies, including heart disease. Nectarines are a source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.

Orange

Orange

With Folate and Potassium, oranges are also a source of Calcium, Magnesium and fiber, as well as Flavonoids such as Rutin and Hesperidin. They also contain Coumarins and Terpenes, and supply 130% recommended daily intake of Vitamin C.

Papaya

Papaya

Papayas rank second in the list of most nutrient-dense fruits, with 150% recommended daily intake of Vitamin C and 75% of Vitamin A. A serving of papaya also contains 800 mg of Potassium, as well as Papain.

Peach

Peach

These sweet and juicy orange fruits can help fight maladies, including heart disease. Peaches offer a good amount of Vitamin C.

Pineapple

Pineapple

With valuable amounts of thiamin, Folate, Vitamin B6, Iron and Magnesium, pineapples are a delicious source of soluble fiber, and contain 40% RDI of Vitamin C.

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

This favorite yellow vegetable is high in Vitamin A, and is also a good source of vitamins B and C and Potassium. To get the most nutritional benefits from your corn, cook it to increase the Ferulic Acid and overall antioxidant activity.

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato

Super nutritious with vitamins A and C, Folate, Iron, Copper, Calcium and fiber, sweet potatoes are loved for their flavor and texture. They're an excellent source of Vitamin A, and 2/3 cup provides 100% of Vitamin E.

Yellow Potato

Yellow Potato

Did you know that yellow potatoes contain more Potassium than bananas? They're also high in Vitamin C, and a good source of B6.