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Friday, September 14, 2012

9 Spring Superfoods for Your Health

Spring is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to embrace the nutrient-rich foods this season has to offer. But these aren’t just any ordinary vegetables or fruits; they’re superfoods! Superfoods contain a wide variety of nutrients and phytochemicals that may provide health benefits beyond meeting basic nutritional needs. A diet rich in superfoods can help prevent disease, illness, and other conditions, as well as aid in weight loss, thanks to the high fiber and low calorie content of most superfoods. Next time you’re at the grocery store, throw these delicious and wholesome spring superfoods into your cart and you’ll be on your way to a happier and healthier you.
  1. Kale: Kale is a superfood that blows other leafy greens out of the ballpark. Not only is it an excellent source of calcium, iron, protein, and vitamins A and C, it’s also packed with several cancer-fighting properties. The phytonutrients in kale help protect against cell damage caused by free radicals. Kale is as versatile as lettuce and can be steamed, marinated, sautĂ©ed, baked into chips, and tossed into salads raw.

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