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The Best Foods For Your Body

  • Berries have a lot of antioxidants which help protect the cells in our bodies from damage. It is also an excellent source of Vitamin C and soluble fiber.
  • Broccoli (and other cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower and cabbage) help fight cancer, and boosts the immune system. Broccoli also contains antioxidants and a substance called sulforaphane, that research shows to be a powerful cancer fighter and preventer.
  • Citrus Fruits have bioflavanoids that have anti-cancer and antioxidant properties. Bioflavanoids have also been shown to have anti-inflammatory and blood clot inhibiting abilities.
  • Garlic can lower our blood pressure, shows some studies. If eaten on a regular basis. It also prevents the blood from being overly sticky and decreases bad LDL cholesterol while increasing the good HDL cholesterol.
  • Nuts: Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, a special type of fat that is essential for our bodies, but that the body cannot produce. Omega-3 essential fatty acids protect us against heart disease. Almonds are also known for their ability to help lower LDL cholesterol levels.
  • Oats help when reducing cholesterol. They are also considered an excellent grain for diabetics as they have less impact on blood sugar levels than some other grains.
  • Salmon has Omega-3 fatty acids that may help prevent heart disease and stroke by lowering the body's rate of blood clotting.
  • Spinach contains lutein which prevent cataracts, as well as age related macular degeneration, the leading cause of preventable blindness in the elderly.
  • Tomatoes contain high levels of lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant that helps to protect the cells in our bodies from damage.
  • Turkey is one of the leanest protein foods and is low in calories. It also contains selenium which has been shown to inhibit cancer development, improve the immune system, and aid in the metabolism of our thyroid hormone.