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Ten Insanely Healthy Foods That You Won't Have a Problem Adding To Your Diet

By Alana Laverty

August 13, 2018 at 3:23pm

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Eating healthy has endless positive benefits - both for the body and the mind.

When we eat well we feel good, when we feel good we’re happier, when we’re happier we’re more productive… and the wonderful cycle continues.

These 10 foods are the healthiest on planet earth and you should be eating as many of them as possible daily!

It only helps that these healthy foods are so delish!

1. Spinach

  • Easily available superfood
  • Nutrient dense
  • Low in calories but packed with energegy
  • High in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese
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2. Black beans

  • Protein, fiber and calcium
  • Slow energy release - feel full for longer
  • Filled with antioxidants

3. Beetroot

  • Often overlooked as a healthy food
  • Magnesium, vitamin C and folate
  • Great for your brain and good for lowering blood pressure
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4. Walnuts

  • More antioxidants than any other nut
  • Vitamin E, omega 3 oils and healthy fats

5. Avocado

  • Healthy, monounsaturated fats, Vitamin B6 and loads of folate
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6. Lentils

  • This mighty legume is high in fiber and protein and adds great taste and texture to any meal

7. Raspberries

  • Filled with antioxidants
  • Vitamin C, calcium and iron
  • Taste like heavennnn

8. Dark chocolate

  • Antioxidants
  • Protects body from disease and helps prevent heart conditions
  • Caffeine
  • Natural mood booster
  • Eat this healthy food in moderation - just one or two squares per day is enough to reap the benefits
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9. Lemons

  • Strong anti-inflammatory qualities and can help to inhibit the growth of cancer cells
  • Just as much Vitamin C as oranges

10. Garlic

  • Inhibits the growth of bacteria, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure and has some serious anti-inflammatory super powers
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