Monday, December 14, 2009

Healthy Holiday Foods

Here are some popular holiday foods that are actually good for you:

1. Red wine--heart-healthy antioxidants
2. Dark chocolate-reduces risk of blood clots
3. Almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts-great source of vitamin E and heart-healthy fats
4. Lean meats such as turkey, chicken and fish-great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids
5. Cinnamon-lowers blood sugar and cholesterol
6. Dried fruit such as cranberries, dates, figs and raisins-rich in B vitamins and iron

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods

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