Yellow are high in antioxidants like vitamin C. Vitamin C keeps our and healthy, helps to heal cuts, improves the mucus membranes (like when we have colds), helps to absorb iron, prevents improves and therefore prevents
Red fruits and veggies have lycopene, which helps reduce damage from free radicals in your body and it also prevents heart disease, cancer, prostrate problems, and reduces the skin damage from the sun.
ORANGE~Orange Fruits and Vegetables-Carotenoids are the powerful phytochemical in orange foods, and they are what give the foods their color. Carotenoids repair DNA and help prevent cancer and heart disease, as well as strengthening our vision.
WHITE ~The strong phytochemical in these whitish/greenish vegetables called allicin,it is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral chemical. Some white foods prevent cancer and heart disease, and lower cholesterol levels.
This activity relates to the NCTM standard of sorting and classifying objects according to their attributes and organizing data about the objects. Students are sorting apples based on their color and representing the amounts of each in a bar graph.