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									10 healthiest foods

While the old adage “you are what you eat” perhaps isn’t quite strictly
true, what you eat definitely affects how you feel. Your overall health
and fitness is to a large degree determined by the food you put in your
body. After all, putting chemicals and additives in your body is hardly
making things easy for it. To help you out, here are arguably the 10
healthiest foods you can put into your body to get the most out of it.

Broccoli. Yes, the vegetables have it. Broccoli is one of the best things
you can feed yourself and your family to put you well on the way to
health. It's definitely at the top of the list of the 10 healthiest
foods. This tree-like vegetable is extremely high in a variety of
vitamins, including iron, vitamin C, vitamin A, B vitamins, and minerals
such as zinc. It’s also great as an antioxidant.

Berries are another great one. They’re high in antioxidants, and are full
of vitamins such as vitamin C. They’re also much lower in sugar than many
other fruits, making them a good choice for those on low sugar diets.
Half a cup a day will make a huge difference to your health.

Garlic. Grandma was right when she tried to force feed it to you. Garlic
is great for keeping germs and viruses at bay, so try it fresh and raw,
or chopped up in your cooking.

Citrus fruits such as grapefruit, oranges, and mandarins. Not only do
these taste wonderful, but they’re excellent for you, too. They’re very
high in vitamin C, fiber, and folic acid. Try squeezing a lemon on your
salad instead of a thick dressing.

Nuts are also great for your health, although they are high in calories,
so use portion control. Nuts are very high in protein and good fatty
acids, so it’s a good idea to add these to your diet.

Seeds. Like nuts, seeds are high in protein and healthy fats. Sprinkle
some on your breakfast or your salads.

Fatty fish. Fatty fish such as salmon is very high in Omega 3 fatty
acids, which are great for keeping your brain on track. They’re also good
for your hair and nails. Salmon is also high in protein.

Tomatoes. That old salad favorite, tomatoes are very high in vitamin C,
and are a great addition to any meal.

Eggs. Eggs have come out on top after being debated in the media for
their health benefits. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, iron, and
B12, as well as essential fatty acids. Don’t skip the yolk, as that’s
where almost all of the vitamins are.

White meat. Try   low fat meats such as turkey. These are high in protein
without the fat   content of some other meats. You’ll also be able to
ensure that you   meet a number of daily vitamin and mineral intake
requirements by   eating turkey. Put some on toast, roast it, or add it to
a salad, and you’ll have a well balanced meal that will keep you feeling
full, and fit.

Make an effort to fit these 10 healthiest foods into your diet, and
you'll feel much healthier.

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