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21 Foods That Are Super Healthy

Mark Hector
Written by Mark Hector

Many foods are super healthy that most people wouldn’t immediately think about. The healthy choices we make daily can be the foundation for a better life. By filling up your plate with fresh vegetables, fruits, quality proteins, and other natural whole foods, you will have nutritious meals that are tasty, versatile, and great for you. The following is a list of the healthiest foods:

Apples.


Apples have lots of health benefits. You can have as many apples as you like but eating the natural apple content in the form of an apple is healthy. Also, apples are great for you in other ways as well and here are just a few.

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Bananas.


Bananas are a healthy choice, as well. Why? Simply because bananas are filled with essential minerals that improve your immune system. Some of those minerals include potassium, manganese, and calcium. As you may know, bananas contain sweet potatoes, which are also known as acai berries.

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Blueberries and oranges


Blueberries are great for weight loss, as they suppress appetite. Don’t we all eat a lot of yummy sugary foods that make us fat if you think about it? But when you eat foods that have antioxidants, you will naturally shed pounds from overeating. And we already know that most blueberries and oranges are very good for you. So, adding these two fruits to your diet is a step in the right direction.

Peaches


Not only do peaches contain tons of nutritious vitamins, but they are also lovely! So, eating peaches regularly is a great way to stay healthy. Eat a peach, load it up with all kinds of nutritious berries and fruits, and add some honey and milk, and you have yourself an excellent breakfast. A real treat, not to mention a leisurely breakfast to prepare.

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Sunflower seeds


Sunflower seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce your cholesterol level. Eating sunflower seeds are a good start in your healthier eating plan. You can choose to add them to a smoothie or eat them raw. Or you could snack on them while drinking an herbal smoothie made with winterberries, peppermint, vanilla, or green tea.

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Oatmeal


Oatmeal is an excellent source of soluble fiber, which can reduce cholesterol levels and provide antioxidant benefits. It is also useful for reducing heart disease. Cook with oatmeal instead of potato chips, and serve it over salads. When you do it cold, it will be even better.

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Swiss Chard


A well-balanced diet should include at least some Swiss Chard because of the high blood pressure-lowering properties of the high fat, low protein red cabbage variety of the vegetable. Studies have shown that eating Swiss Chard regularly can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol while decreasing sodium consumption, which is always good for your health.

Sweet potatoes


You can use this delicious food in so many different ways that it is impossible to name them all in one article. If you want to bake sweet potatoes, mash them, puree them, or use them in sauces, you can do so without hurting your body. If you’re going to steam sweet potatoes, you can do so with the help of a crockpot. If you’re going to boil them, leave them on the stove and let them cook on their own.

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Broccoli


It is probably the most versatile vegetable there is. You can mash it, boil it, steam it, eat it raw, and add it to soups, stews, salads, and even smoothies. The antioxidants in broccoli are great for your health. Not only that, the natural fiber found in broccoli provides your digestive system with needed minerals and vitamins.

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Avocados


There are several reasons why avocados are great for you, and most of them have to do with how they can protect your heart. They contain high levels of antioxidants, which help to prevent heart disease and keep cholesterol down.

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Dark chocolate


Dark chocolate is a potent antioxidant that helps to fight off free radicals from the body and promote healthy circulation.

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Lettuce


It is delicious, and it is easy to find in a variety of different styles of lettuce

Tomatoes


Tomatoes are another tasty food that is not at all common. You can find tomato ketchup or pizza sauce with a great deal of nutritional value, yet this type of dish is not often found on your average dinner menu.

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Salmon & Fat Fish


It is very high in potassium, and this great food helps cleanse the system, so it is also an excellent food for hair growth.


Fatty fish such as mackerel, tuna, trout, and halibut are packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Eating one or two of these a day will help you reduce your risk of heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids are needed to create prostaglandin and may be used as a natural way to lose weight. The healthier your diet, the better your chances to avoid, and eventually preventing illness and disease.

Lean beef

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Lean beef contains lean protein and lots of vitamins A, B, and C. Plus, lean meat is low in calories and fat, which means it is also very healthy. Adding lean meat to your diet will improve your health, which will lead to an overall sense of well being.

Kale

Kale is packed full of nutrients. Rich in leafy green leaves, kale is packed with essential nutrients such as Vitamin A, potassium, iron, phosphorous, and calcium. It is also high in protein and has very little fat. Because kale is so nutritious, many people enjoy eating it packed full of nutrients in the form of a smoothie, soup, or salad.

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Whole-grain foods


It is packed with nutrients that can improve your health and help you lose weight if you are struggling to get to your desired weight. Whole-grain foods are also high in B vitamins, iron, and protein.

Whole Grains Pasta – If you love pasta, but you are trying to stay on a healthy diet, then whole grain pasta is for you. Whole grains like oats and millet are incredibly high in nutrients and have low calories. Plus, they also contain iron, zinc, magnesium, and other vitamins that your body needs to stay healthy. Try adding a piece of whole-grain pasta to your dinner recipes to enjoy healthy meals that are loaded with vitamins and minerals.

Lentils


Lentils are another popular legume. They are high in fiber and are one of the best sources of plant protein.

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peanut

Peanuts (legumes, not real nuts) are very delicious and high in nutrients and antioxidants. Many studies have shown that peanuts can help you lose weight

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