See Red, Fight Cancer

The beautiful color of red fruits and vegetables comes from a compound called Lycopene. Emerging as the most powerful antioxidant of the carotenoid family, Lycopene, and a flavonoid called anthocyanin which lends reddish to purple tints to produce, may help reduce the risk of some types of cancers.

Enjoying red fruits and vegetables can also help with:

  • Heart health
  • Memory function
  • Urinary tract health

Cherry

Cherry

Fat free and low in calories, cherries are high in Potassium, Vitamin C and B Complex. They're also a sweet source of Antioxidants and Boron. Even more reasons to cherish cherries!

Cranberry

Cranberry

Terrifically tart, these scarlet-colored berries are a good source of an antioxidant compound called elagic acid, and contain Flavonoids, Quercetin and Myricetin. Darker cranberries also have a third compound, Kaempferol.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate

Supplying 8% of the recommended daily intake of carbohydrates, this cholesterol and fat free fruit is a good source of Vitamin C, and is also low in Sodium.

Radicchio

Radicchio

Low in calories and Sodium, this flavorful red-leafed lettuce is a good source of Vitamin C, and free of cholesterol and saturated fat.

Red Apple

Red Apple

Apples can help reduce the risk of many diseases, including cancer, asthma and heart disease. Apples are a great source of fiber, too. In fact, one large apple supplies 5 grams of fiber, which is about 20% of the recommended daily intake.

Red Grapefruit

Red Grapefruit

Red grapefruits supply 110% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C! They are also a good source of Vitamin A and contain Flavonoids as well as minerals such as Folate, Iron and Calcium!

Red Grapes

Red Grapes

A good source of Vitamin C, red grapes contain the phytonutrients Resveratrol, Quercetin, anthocyanin and Catechin, making them a nutritious snack that\t’s as healthy as it is sweet

Strawberry

Strawberry

Like all red fruits, strawberries contain Lycopene and Antioxidants. They\’re also a great source of Vitamin C and do not contain saturated fats or cholesterol. With only 50 calories per serving and 9 grams of dietary fiber in just one cup, they’re a great healthy snack!

Tomato

Tomato

Supplying 50% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C and 20% of Vitamin A, tomatoes are low in fat and calories, and high in Lycopene. They\'re also saturated fat, Sodium and cholesterol-free!

Watermelon

Watermelon

Low in saturated fat and high in Lycopene, sweet and juicy watermelon contains Vitamin A, B6 and Vitamin C.