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127 Foods You Should Be Eating!

If you are wondering what you should be eating, well you’re not going to find it in the freezer section, canned section, or really about 80% of your local grocery store. The main section you should be focusing, 80% of your grocery shopping, on should be in your produce section. Changing your diet to a mostly fruit, veggie, nuts and grains can have amazing effects on your health and your health in the future (prevention.)

127 FOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING   

What are some the benefits of this type of diet?

Disease Prevention

  1. Cardiovascular disease
  2. Cholesterol
  3. Blood pressure
  4. Type 2 diabetes
  5. Prostate cancer
  6. Colon cancer
  7. Breast cancer
  8. Macular degeneration
  9. Cataracts
  10. Arthritis
  11. Osteoporosis

 

Physical Benefits

  1. Lower Body Mass Index
  2. Higher Weight loss
  3. Energy
  4. Healthy skin
  5. Longer life
  6. Reduces Body odor
  7. Bad breath Reduction
  8. Hair can become stronger, more body, and look healthier.
  9. Nails
  10. Less Intense PMS
  11. Less or No Migraines
  12. Less or No Allergies

 

Things to keep in mind when purchasing healthy foods:

  • Raw fruits an veggies are better for you than cooked.
  • Organic or All Natural is best.
  • Be careful with anything Fat-free it might contain fake cancer causing sugars.
  • Watch out for anything "Modified" in the ingredients it is 99% of the time MSG.
  • Look into purchasing some of you foods from local farmers that grow organic or natural fruits of veggies, grass-fed beef, free range chicken, etc. for healthier better tasting food!

 

So what are the 129 Foods you should be eating?

 

Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Beets
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Collard greens
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Green beans
  • Green peas
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms, crimini
  • Mushrooms, shiitake
  • Mustard greens
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Sea vegetables
  • Spinach
  • Squash, summer
  • Squash, winter
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Swiss chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnip greens
  • Yams

 

Seafood

  • Cod
  • Halibut
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Tuna

 

Fruits

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cranberries
  • Figs
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemon/Limes
  • Oranges
  • Papaya
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Prunes
  • Raisins
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon

 

Eggs & Low-Fat Dairy

  • Cheese, low-fat
  • Eggs
  • Milk, 2%, cow's
  • Milk, goat
  • Yogurt

 

Beans & Legumes

  • Black beans
  • Dried peas
  • Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • Kidney beans
  • Lentils
  • Lima beans
  • Miso
  • Navy beans
  • Pinto beans
  • Soybeans
  • Tofu and Tempeh

 

Poultry & Lean Meats

  • Beef, lean organic
  • Calf's liver
  • Chicken
  • Lamb
  • Turkey
  • Venison

 

Nuts, Seeds & Oils

  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Flaxseeds
  • Olive oil, extra virgin
  • Peanuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Walnuts

 

Grains

  • Barley
  • Brown rice
  • Buckwheat
  • Corn
  • Millet
  • Oats
  • Quinoa
  • Rye
  • Spelt
  • Whole wheat

 

Spices & Herbs

  • Basil
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili pepper, dried
  • Cilantro/Coriander seeds
  • Cinnamon, ground
  • Cloves
  • Cumin seeds
  • Dill
  • Ginger
  • Mustard seeds
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Peppermint
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Turmeric

 

Natural Sweeteners

  • Blackstrap molasses
  • Cane juice
  • Honey
  • Maple syrup

 

 

 

 

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