Fresh crisp air, sweet smells, and the sense of a beginning are all great things about fall. However, the best might just be the beauty of the colorful leaves. The beautiful red, orange, and yellow leaves can really be something special to look at and have a funny way of bringing happiness to all.

Just as these sights can bring our spirits up, the same thing can be said for the colorful food you have on your plate. Take a look at why having these colors in your diet is so important and how you can eat colorfully this fall.

Colorful Foods to Eat this Fall

Color: Green

Foods: Broccoli, Spinach, Kale, Asparagus, Apples, Pears, and Kiwi
Benefits: Aids in Digestion, Cleanses and Regulates Body Functions

Color: Red

Foods: Beets, Tomatoes, Red Cabbage, Red Peppers, Watermelon, Cherries, and Raspberries
Benefits: Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, and Improves Heart Health

Color: Yellow/Orange

Foods: Pumpkin, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oranges, Bananas, Peaches, and Pineapple
Benefits: Improves Skin, Eyes, Bones, and Cell Function/Protection

Color: Blue/Purple

Foods: Eggplant, Purple Cabbage, Prunes, Figs, Raisins, Plums, Blueberries, and Purple Grapes
Benefits: Antioxidant, Vision and Memory Improvement, and Lower Blood Pressure