Casey LewisCasey Lewis, MS, RD, is the Health & Nutrition Lead at Welch's in Concord, Massachusetts. She is a professional dietitian as well as an expert in nutrition science & communications. Contact her at welchs.com/health.
Painting your plate with vibrantly colored fruits and vegetables is important for long-term health, and when it comes to colorful options, purple and blue produce can pack a powerful nutrition punch. Recent research published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine suggests that consuming purple and blue foods, such as purple cabbage, eggplant, raisins, Concord grapes and 100% grape juice, may help Americans get more of the nutrients they need and consume healthier diets (McGill et al 2011).Read More