Trying to add to your healthy lifestyle? Add the foods below to your daily diet for more antioxidant power, omega-3s, probiotics, dietary fiber, and many other health benefits.
12 healthy foods you should be eating everyday…
Kale: On top of delivering a raft of cancer-fighting antioxidants, kale is one of the vegetable world’s top sources of vitamin A
Sardines: One of the best sources of heart-healthy, mood-boosting omega-3 fats, and they’re packed with vitamin D.
Kefir: A drinkable fermented dairy beverage packed with beneficial probiotics that help boost your immune system as well as 29 percent of your daily value of calcium (per 8-ounce serving).
Oatmeal: This breakfast staple has 4 grams of fiber per cup, increasing your intake of soluble fiber by 5 to 10 grams each day.
Walnuts: A yummy nut that is richer in heart-healthy omega-3s than salmon and has more anti-inflammatory polyphenols than red wine.
Pomegranate: This yummy fruit is full of antioxidants and high in fiber.
Black Beans: This legume is full of anthocyanins, antioxidant compounds that have been shown to improve brain function
Quinoa: A whole grain packed with fiber and protein and a delicious flavor.
Spinach: A rich source of omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis.
Carrots: This yummy veggie is full of carotenoids (fat-soluble compounds) that are associated with a reduction in a wide range of cancers, and also reduced the risk/severity of inflammatory conditions like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.
Blueberries: A great snack full of antioxidants that help prevent cancer, diabetes, and memory changes like Alzheimer’s disease.