SuperFood is a food with high phytonutrient content that may award health benefits as a result. It is a food considered especially nutritious and beneficial to health and well-being. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds, such as beta-carotene to cite one well known example, that occur naturally in plants. The term is generally used to refer to those chemicals that may affect health, but are not established as essential nutrients.
Nutrition is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary in the form of food to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet. In general, eating a wide variety of fresh, whole (unprocessed), foods has proven favorable for one's health compared to monotonous diets based on processed foods. In particular, the consumption of whole-plant foods slows digestion and allows better absorption, and a more favorable balance of essential nutrients per Calorie, resulting in better management of cell growth, maintenance, and mitosis, as well as better regulation of appetite and blood sugar.
Açai Berry, Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries, Blueberries (Dried), Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Cocoa Beans, Cranberries, Cranberries (Dried), Dates, Figs, Goji Berries, Grapefruit, Grapes, Grape Juice, Honeydew Melon, Kiwifruit, Lemons, Limes, Lychees, Nectarines, Oranges, Peaches, Pears, Persimmons, Pineapple, Plums, Prunes (Dried Plums), Pomegranates, Quinces, Raisins, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tangerines, Watermelon, Acorn Squash, Artichokes, Black (Turtle) Beans, Butternut Squash, Corn (Maize), Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas), Green Peas, Kidney Beans, Lentils, Lima Beans (Butter Beans), Navy Beans, Pinto Beans, Pumpkin, Quinoa, Red Beans (Small Red Beans), Sweet Potatoes, Tomato Paste, Winter Squash, Yams, Yellow (Wax) Beans, Asparagus, Beets, Bell Peppers (Red/Yellow/Green/Orange), Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage (Green/Red), Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collard Greens, Cucumber, Eggplant, Green Beans, Hot Peppers, Jicama, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Onions, Parsley, Parsnips, Radishes, Rhubarb, Rutabaga, Salsa, Scallions, Shallots, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnip Greens, Watercress, Zucchini, Amaranth, Barley, Brown Rice, Buckwheat, Bulgur Wheat, Millet, Multi-Grain Cereals/Pilaf, Multi-Grain Crackers/Bread (Whole Grain), Oat Bran/Oatmeal, Popcorn, Spelt and Spelt Pasta, Spelt Pretzels, Sprouted Grain Bread, Sprouted Grain English Muffin/ Whole Wheat English Muffin, Sprouted Grain Tortilla, Teff, Triticale, Wheat Germ, Whole Wheat Couscous, Whole Wheat Cracker/Flatbread/ Crispbread, Whole Wheat Pasta, Whole Wheat / Whole Grain Pastry Flour, Wild Rice, Greek-Style Yogurt, 1% Milk and Skim Milk, Low-Fat or Nonfat Yogurt with Inulin, Low-Fat Cottage Cheese, Low-Fat Unsweetened Kefir, Plain Low-Fat Yogurt, Ricotta Cheese, Soy Yogurt, Almond Butter, Cheese, Chicken Breast Without Skin, Cod, Edamame (Green Japanese Soybeans), Eggs—Organic Omega-3, Eggs—Pasteurized 100% Liquid Egg Whites, Eggs—Powdered Egg Whites, Flounder, Haddock, Halibut, Hemp Seed, Peanuts, Pollock, Salmon, Sardines, Sole, Soy Nuts (Roasted Soybeans), Tempeh (Fermented Soybean Cake), Tofu, Trout, Tuna, Turkey, Whitefish, Avocado, Chestnuts, Flaxseed, Hazelnuts (Filberts), Hemp Seed Butter, Hummus, Olives and Olive Oil, Pecans, Pine Nuts, Pistachios, Pumpkin Seeds, Red Wine, Safflower Oil, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Walnuts, Agave Syrup, Honey (Raw), Maple Syrup, Blackstrap Molasses, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Apple Cider Vinegar, Brewer’s Yeast, Cardamom, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coriander and Cilantro, Cumin, Dandelion, Endive, Fennel, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginger, Green Tea and White Tea, Horseradish, Marjoram, Mint, Rosemary, Saffron, Sage.
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