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6 Powerful Health-Boosting Foods

It’s recommended that you get your nutrients from whole foods rather than supplements. Eat a wide variety of delicious fresh foods in a rainbow of colors to get the maximum antioxidants and other disease-fighting nutrients. A few foods are true standouts, packing in exceptional amounts of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, including plant compounds called phytochemicals that can help to lower your risk of numerous ailments, including cancer and heart disease. Here are some top nutrient-packed foods to incorporate into your meal plans.

Aerobic Conditioning and Target Heart Rate

Aerobic conditioning is the ability of the heart, lungs and circulatory system to supply oxygen and nutrients to the working muscles. People have different aerobic fitness levels. What training zone you should exercise in depends on many things: your fitness level, age, underlying medical conditions, fitness goals and if you are in a recovery phase of your program, just to name a few.

Ways to Get More Fruits and Vegetables

Eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables is a surefire way to ensure that you are getting enough nutrients and maintaining a healthy diet. Sometimes it’s hard to incorporate all five servings of fruits and veggies, but in this post we serve you ideas on how to make sure you’re getting the proper daily dose.