Get Healthy Now! 10 Superfoods You Need To Be Eating

Get Healthy Now! 10 Superfoods You Need To Be Eating
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First, let me clarify by explaining that there’s a difference between healthy foods and Superfoods. For the most part, most health-conscious people can distinguish the good stuff from the bad stuff. But weight loss is just one, small component that Superfoods have to offer.

As far as health goes, these nutrient-rich choices are good for your heart, brain, skin, immune system and so much more. Prevention came up with a list of 25 Superfoods that we all should incorporate into our daily diets. Click through for 15 to get you started, and be sure to check out the complete list at

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Lean Beef

- Best absorbed source of iron
- Good source of zinc, which  helps with memory
- B vitamins help turn food into energy
- High in Vitamin E, a brain-boosting antioxidant


- Egg yolks are high in choline, which is linked to lower rates of breast cancer
- High in antioxidants that may help prevent macular degeneration and cataracts


- One of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which help prevent heart disease, smoothe skin, boost mood and keep you full longer

Edamame and Tofu

- Tofu, soy milk, and edamame help fight heart disease when they replace fatty meats and cheeses
- Contains heart-healthy polyunsaturated fats
- Good source of fiber to keep you full longer
- Isoflavones, or plant estrogens, may also help prevent breast cancer

Olive Oil

- Contains heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which lower bad LDL cholesterol and raise good HDL cholesterol
- Rich in antioxidants, which may help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases


- Contains more than 70 active phytochemicals, including allicin, which help lower high blood pressure
- Lowers rates of ovarian, colorectal, and other cancers
- Boosts immune system


- Packed with age-defying antioxidants
- Can help with memory loss, prevent urinary tract infections and relieve eyestrain

Dark Chocolate

Filled with flavonoid antioxidants that keep blood platelets from sticking together and may even unclog your arteries

Sweet Potatoes

- Great souce of vitamin A, an essential nutrient that protects and maintains eyes, skin and the linings of respiratory, urinary and intestinal tracts


-Second-highest level of heart-healthy polyphenols of all fruits tested in a Journal of Nutrition  study
- Plays an important role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer

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