Saturday, 15 January 2011

The Healthiest Foods You Can Get

The following is a list of the healthiest foods that

you can get. This will help you get an idea as

to what foods are the best for your body.



Apricots contain Beta-carotene which helps to

prevent radical damage and also helps to protect

the eyes. A single apricot contains 17 calories,

0 fat, and one gram of fiber. You can eat them

dried or soft.


A medium sized mango packs 57 MG of vitamin C,

which is nearly your entire daily dose. This

antioxidant will help prevent arthritis and also

boost your immune system.


Cantaloupes contain 117 GG of vitamin C, which is

almost twice the recommended dose. Half a melon

contains 853 MG of potassium, which is nearly

twice as much as a banana, which helps to lower

blood pressure. Half a melon contains 97 calories,

1 gram of fat, and 2 grams of fiber.


A tomato can help cut the risk of bladder, stomach,

and colon cancers in half if you eat one daily.

A tomaton contains 26 calories, 0 fat, and only

1 gram of fiber.



An onion can help to protect against cancer. A

cup of onions offers 61 calories, 0 fat, and 3

grams of fiber.


Broccoli can help protect against breast cancer,

and it also contains a lot of vitamin C and beta-

carotene. One cup of chopped broccoli contains

25 calories, 0 fat, and 3 grams of fiber.


Spinach contains carotenoids that can help fend

off macular degeneration, which is a major cause

of blindness in older people. One cup contains

7 calories, 0 fat, and 1 gram of fiber.

Grains, beans, and nuts


Peanuts and other nuts can lower your risk of

heart disease by 20 percent. One ounce contains

166 calories, 14 grams of fat, and over 2 grams of


Pinto beans

A half cut of pinto beans offers more than 25

percent of your daily folate requirement, which

protects you against heart disease. Half a cup

contains 103 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 6 grams

of fiber.

Skim milk

Skim milk offers vitamin B2, which is important for

good vision and along with Vitamin A could improve

allergies. You also get calcium and vitamin D as

well. One cup contains 86 calories, o fat, and 0




All cold water fish such as salmon, mackerel, and

tuna are excellent sources of omega 3 fatty acids,

which help to reduce the risk of cardiac disease.

A 3 ounce portion of salmon contains 127 calories,

4 grams of fat, and 0 fiber.


Crab is a great source of vitamin B12 and immunity

boosting zinc. A 3 ounce serving of crab offers

84 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 0 fiber.

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