As an easy checklist, here’s the complete Super Hero Top 7 Health Food Team.
These foods are full of phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and healthful fatty acids.
> Blueberries (blackberries, boysenberries, cherries, cranberries, raspberries, red grapes and strawberries) – Eat one to two cups of fresh or frozen fruit daily. Full of antioxidants and vitamins C & E.
> Salmon (halibut, herring, sardines, sea bass, tuna and trout) – Eat three ounces, two to four times weekly. Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D.
> Spinach (collards, kale, mustard greens, romaine lettuce and Swiss chard) – Eat two cups raw or one cup steamed daily. Full of antioxidants and minerals.
> Oats (amaranth, barley, buckwheat, flaxseed, millet, wheat germ and whole wheat) – Eat 5 to 7 servings daily of whole grains. Rich source of fiber and minerals.
> Pumpkin (butternut squash, carrots and sweet potatoes) – Eat half a cup most days. Full of carotenoids.
> Tomatoes (pink grapefruit and watermelon) – One daily serving cooked, multiple servings fresh each week. Rich in carotenoids, especially lycopene.
> Walnuts (almonds, pecans, pistachios and sesame seeds) – One ounce of nuts five times a week. Full of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, protein, fiber and plant sterols.
There are lots of other great foods for good health, but this special seven pack a powerhouse punch of nutrients.
Be sure to let these Super Hero Health Foods enrich your diet!
Note: for a longer superfoods list go here. . .