1 Which fruit has a blue colour?
Fruits come in various colours such as red, green, orange and many more but blue colour fruits are rare. There are two chemical that produces this colour which are carotenoids and anthocyanins. Former generates orange, red and yellow colour whereas the latter has a red, blue and purple colour. As both the chemicals produce the colour red, it is the most renowned hue, which is why most fruits are red. There are numerous fruits with blue, let’s know about some of the popular ones:
The first on the list are blueberries as people love this blue coloured berries as they are tasty and packed with nutrients. They are rich in fibre and are full of Vitamin C. The best thing about them is that they are low in calories and is jam-packed with essential micronutrients.
These slightly tart berries are a rich source of Vitamin C, K and manganese. They are very nutritious and provides various health benefits as one cup of blackberries offer 8gm of fibre, 40% of the Daily Value (DV) for manganese and 34% of DV value for vitamin C. Because of all these nutrients it can help you feel fuller longer and reduces the urge to eat snacks between the meals
This fruit is world-famous for various remedied that if offers such as defends against the cold and flu by building your immune system and helps people recover faster from illness. They are also a rich source of Vitamin C and B6; both of these nutrients are known for promoting a healthy immune system.
5 Concord grapes
They are an excellent source of Vitamin C and helps increase beneficial immune cell counts and blood antioxidant levels. It is one of the most universally popular foods, and they taste well in juices and jams. As per studies, it has been observed that drinking concord juice can lead to better brain health such as improves memory, cognition and overall mood.
6 Black currants
Not as the name suggest they have a deep blue-ish purple hue. They are tart berries that can be eaten fresh, dried or you can make its jam or juice. They are a rich source of Vitamin C which helps protect against free radicals and chronic diseases.
7 Damson plums
They are blue plums which are mostly used in making jams and jellies. A lot of people also dry them to make prunes. Prunes are used by people to prevent constipation or digestive problem. As they are full of fibre, they help in help in loosening your stools and makes more frequent bowel movements too.
8 Blue tomatoes
You might not have heard about them much as they are not famous like the red ones. But both of them have one thing in common which is that both of them are full of antioxidant lycopene which helps lessen the risks of prostate cancer, heart diseases, stroke and even cancer plus reduce inflammation and promotes eye and brain health. They are also called indigo rose tomatoes.
9 Blue carrots
You might not believe that maximum carrots produced before the 17th century were dark purple. They have all the health benefits just like the orange carrots such as they are rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene. They are also full of anthocyanin which improves memory and improves eyesight. They are also called indigo carrots.