“The rainbow of carrots is making a comeback in the U.S. among smaller, local farmers,” Martindale says. The lighter colors of carrots are more-sweet tasting than their darker counterparts and offer more beneficial fiber. “Purple carrots are probably touted as the healthiest due to their beneficial phytochemical make-up and rich anthocyanins, which make their pigment purple,” she adds. “It has the same flavonoid that gives blueberries their status as a superfood.” Anthocyanins are used by the body to help stop free radicals from harming it and help prevent blood clotting.