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10 Whole Foods You Should Eat And Why

 

 

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Their Characteristics
Readily Available
Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease
High In Phytonutrients & Antioxidants
Excellent Sources Of Vitamins, Minerals And Fiber
Low In Calories

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Mushrooms
Loaded with nutrients and low in calories.
Meaty and filling can substitute for a main dish and cut 400 calories from a meal.
Great source of B vitamins, selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, copper, and vitamin D.

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Apples
Contain soluble fiber to lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels.
Vitamin C to help the body form connective tissue and keep the capillaries and blood vessels healthy.

Blueberries
Packed with phytonutrients to prevent heart disease, some cancers and diabetes.
Promote healthy aging and improve short-term memory.
Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber.

Salmon
Packed with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Helps to prevent sudden cardiac death and lowers triglyceride levels.
Quality protein that is low in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Sweet Potato
High in antioxidant beta carotene that slows the aging process and can reduce the risk of some specific cancers.
Fat-free and relatively low in calories.

Broccoli

Excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A and fiber.
Low in calories.

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Cashews
Good for heart health.
Contain healthy monounsaturated fats that reduce triglyceride levels.
Copper for skin and hair health.
Magnesium for flexibility of bones and joints.
High in disease preventing antioxidants.
Protect from Macular degeneration.

Lemons
One lemon has 100% of daily vitamin C requirements that increases “good” HDL cholesterol and helps to strengthen bones.
Flavonoids that inhibit growth of cancer cells and have anti-inflammatory properties.

Spinach
Rich in vitamins A, C and Folate.
Boosts immunity.
Great source of magnesium.
Provides beta carotene and lutein linked to anti-aging and prevention of vision related diseases.

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Red Beans
Fantastic source of iron, potassium and phosphorus.
Great source of low fat protein and fiber.

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