3 lists of Superfoods for your heart, skin and overall health.

Superfoods for your Heart: 

“Salmon, oatmeal, blueberries, dark chocolate, citrus fruit, soy, tomatoes, nuts, legumes, extra-vergin olive oil, red wine, green tea, broccoli, spinach, cale, coffee, and flax seed, avocado, and pomegranate.”

Superfoods for you Skin: 

i, Olive Oil, , and .”

Superfoods for you Overall Health: 

Beta-carotene and other carotenoids: apricots, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cantaloupe, carrots, corn, green peppers, kale, mangoes, turnip and collard greens, nectarines, peaches, pink grapefruit, pumpkin, squash, spinach, sweet potato, tangerines, tomatoes, and watermelon

Vitamin C: berries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cantaloupe, cauliflower, grapefruit, honeydew, kale, kiwi, mango, nectarine, orange, papaya, snow peas, sweet potato, strawberries, tomatoes, and red, green, or yellow peppers

Vitamin E: broccoli, carrots, chard, mustard and turnip greens, mangoes, nuts, papaya, pumpkin, red peppers, spinach, and sunflower seeds

These foods are also rich in antioxidants:

  • Prunes
  • Apples
  • Raisins
  • Plums
  • Red grapes
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Onions
  • Eggplant
  • Beans

Other antioxidants that can help keep you healthy include:

Zinc: oysters, red meat, poultry, beans, nuts, seafood, whole grains, fortified cereals, and dairy products. Also, Selenium: Brazil nuts, tuna, beef, poultry, fortified breads, and other grain products.”

 

Sources: 

http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/antioxidants-your-immune-system-super-foods-optimal-health, Health & Wellness @ActivelyFlT, and http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20720182_1,00.html.

 

 

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