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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.

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.

Quick Tips for Reading a Nutrition Label

What exactly is all that stuff on the Nutrition label? Sure we can likely read it all, but what exactly does it mean? If you have a hard time making heads or tails of food labels, take our cheat sheet with you the next time you hit the grocery store. Understanding the labels will ensure that you are getting enough daily nutrients, which will help you reach your health and weight-loss goals.