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20 Foods essential for health

Updated on June 19, 2015
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Foods necessary for your health

No food can be argued that it is perfect, but there is a group of foods that we should focus on, more than others because it includes important nutrients for the body,so you should take care to be present within your shopping list:

  1. Eggs: It is an almost complete food because it contains proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and the substance called Lecithin which is important for brain.
  2. Salmon fish: which it is rich with fatty acids, Omega- 3, which protects the heart and arteries.
  3. Chicken meat: It is a good source of coefficient enzyme Q10 which helps in building the cells.

  4. Milk: It contains types of beneficial bacteria that support human health.

  5. Broccoli: It is packed with chemical compounds and metal fiber and selenium, which play a pivotal role in protection from diseases, especially cancers.

  6. Green leafy vegetables such as spinach , lettuce, mallow, which is rich in dietary compounds which is important to the body, especially vitamin K.

  7. Avocado: it consists of a series of monounsaturated fats which is useful for the heart and arteries.

  8. Bell pepper: and it contains a clique of antioxidants bacterial substances that protect the body from diseases, especially cancer.

  9. Nuts: They are a good source of monounsaturated fats that lower bad cholesterol.

  10. Sweet potatoes: contain important compounds like starches and beta-carotene.

  11. Strawberries: famous for its richness in antioxidants that protect cells from damage and cancer.

  12. Flax oil: is the best source of vegetarian alternative to fish oil which is rich in fatty acids and Omega 3.

  13. Lentils: it is one of the most important legumes, rich in nutrients necessary for the body and which helps in reducing the rate of cholesterol in the blood and thus maintain a healthy heart.

  14. Garlic is rich in allicin, which is the most important natural antibiotic -resistant for microbes.

  15. Corn: one of the best tranquilizers.

  16. White beans: one of the best foods to protect bones and human health.

  17. Tomato: rich in lycopene, which protects against heart disease and prostate cancer.

  18. Indian Lemon: rich in vitamin C and organic acids that strengthen the body's immunity and protects it from disease.

  19. Whole grains: are the most important sources of energy for the body to accomplish its operations everyday life.

  20. Dark chocolate: helps to lower blood pressure.

The 20 foods necessary for your health

  1. Eggs
  2. Salmon fish
  3. Chicken meat
  4. Milk
  5. Broccoli
  6. Green leafy vegetables
  7. Avocado
  8. Bell pepper
  9. Nuts
  10. Sweet potatoes
  11. Strawberries
  12. Flax oil
  13. Lentils
  14. Garlic
  15. Corn
  16. White beans
  17. Tomato
  18. Indian Lemon
  19. Whole grains
  20. Dark chocolate


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    • fadiasabra1 profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from beirut

      thank you kiwinana for your comment and I agree with you that chocolate lower the blood pressure..

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      Elsie Hagley 

      3 years ago from New Zealand

      Nice selection of foods for good health, I'm one that believes in dark chocolate for lowering the blood pressure it works, for me anyway.


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