Monday, June 29, 2009


Looking for some nutritional superheroes to add to our diet? Try these superfoods to not only help you slim down but to keep your body healthy.

1. Walnuts--Great source of Omega 3 fat. Keeps your heart healthy and your brain in tip-top shape.
2. Mushrooms--Great source of phytochemicals which help prevent cancer. Any variety is good!
3. Kiwi--Super high in vitamin C. Can help lower cancer, keep your heart healthy, improve eyesight and keep wrinkles less noticeable.
4. Red Beans-Great source of fiber and phytochemicals. Can help protect against cancer and heart disease. The extra fiber can fill you up without filling you out.
5. Watermelon;;Contains more than twice the lycopene of a fresh tomato. Can help reduce your risk for heart disease and certain cancers.
6. Pumpkinseeds-Can elevate your mood, improve your immune system and strengthen your bones.
7. Swiss Chard-Helps fight Alzheimer's and protect your brain.
8. Raspberries-Can help prevent cancer, increase bone-mineral density, and keep your heart healthy. A great source of fiber too!

Resource: Health Magazine

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods

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