7 Foods To Eat For An Optimal Healthy Body


Eating healthy and losing weight usually go hand-in-hand, but there’s more to eating healthy than just losing or maintaining your weight. When you fuel your body with the right resources you will sleep better, have more energy and overall, feel better. Incorporate the following foods in your weekly diet for a healthier you.

1. Broccoli

Said to be one of the healthiest vegetables, broccoli is either a vegetable that you like or hate. There isn’t much in between. Broccoli is high in calcium, fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin C, which means healthy bones, heart and skin. Try sprinkling on some cheese for extra flavor.


2. Spinach

The favorite food of Popeye won’t build your muscles overnight, but it will flood your body with antioxidants, protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Try eating it raw for optimal benefits, like in a salad or green smoothie.


3. Avocados

Think guacamole is the only way you can eat your avocados? Try a slice of avocado on a sandwich or dice it up for a salad. Your heart, hair, skin, liver and brain will thank you.


4. Walnuts

Grab a quick handful of walnuts to almost get your daily recommended amount of omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin E. That will also give you quite a bit of potassium, iron and protein. Make walnuts a daily snack to help your heart, skin, liver and brain.


5. Beans

Beans provide your body with more than protein. They can lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Beans are inexpensive and easy to incorporate into your daily diet. If you get tired of eating plain old beans try roasting garbanzo beans for a healthy, crunchy snack.


6. Kale

No doubt you have heard about kale. It’s low in calories and high in just about all the major nutrients. It’s great for the heart, lungs, liver, bones, metabolism, immune system, and joints. It’s quite bitter when eaten raw, so add it to a green smoothie or bake some kale chips to make eating it easier.


7. Beets

These red little vegetables don’t get enough credit. They are packed full of vitamins and minerals. They help your liver, heart and lungs. They act as a mood and energy booster. They also act as an aphrodisiac. If you’re new to beets, try a small batch of beet soup. Add a little cayenne pepper for spice.

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