The purple-blue hue shows the presence of anthocyanin, an antioxidant. Although there aren’t many purple vegetables, they are rich in flavonoids.


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purple onion purple cabbage cherries eggplant   blueberries

Vegetable Fruit
Eggplant, purple cabbage, purple/red onion, beetroot, purple–fleshed potato and purple cauliflower. Blueberries, blackcurrants, blackberries, mulberries, purple figs, raisins, prunes, black grapes, raspberries, plums, black and purple grapes.
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