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« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2018, 03:29:00 PM »
12. Salmon
Salmon is a highly nutritious fish packed with healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, potassium and selenium.
It’s one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which are known for a variety of health benefits, such as reducing inflammation
Including salmon in your diet may also lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes and help you maintain a healthy weight.
A potential drawback of eating salmon and other types of seafood is their possible contamination with heavy metals and other environmental pollutants.
You can avoid potential negative effects by limiting your consumption of fish to two to three servings per week .
Summary Salmon is a good source of many nutrients, especially omega-3 fatty acids. Limit your consumption of salmon to avoid potential negative effects from contaminants common in fish and seafood.

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« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2018, 03:29:37 PM »
13. Avocado
Avocado is a highly nutritious fruit, though it’s often treated more like a vegetable in culinary applications.
It’s rich in many nutrients, including fiber, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats
Similar to olive oil, avocado is high in monounsaturated fats (MUFAs). Oleic acid is the most predominant MUFA in avocado, which is linked to reduced inflammation in the body
Eating avocado may reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and certain types of cancer
Summary Avocados are nutrient-rich, high-fiber fruits that may play a role in reducing inflammation and chronic diseases.

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« Reply #17 on: September 05, 2018, 03:30:18 PM »
14. Sweet Potato
The sweet potato is a root vegetable loaded with many nutrients, including potassium, fiber and vitamins A and C.
They’re also a good source of carotenoids, a type of antioxidant that may reduce your risk of certain types of cancer
Despite their sweet flavor, sweet potatoes don’t increase blood sugar as much as you might expect. Interestingly, they may actually improve blood sugar control in those with type 2 diabetes .
Summary Sweet potatoes are a highly nutritious food loaded with carotenoids, which have strong antioxidant properties. They may also be beneficial for blood sugar control.

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« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2018, 03:31:01 PM »
15. Mushrooms
Some of the most common varieties of edible mushrooms are button, portobello, shiitake, crimini and oyster mushrooms.
Though nutrient content varies depending on the type, mushrooms contain vitamins D and A, potassium, fiber, and several antioxidants not present in most other foods
Interestingly, eating more mushrooms is associated with greater consumption of vegetables in general, contributing to an overall more nutritious diet
Due to their unique antioxidant content, mushrooms may also play a role in reducing inflammation and preventing certain types of cancers.
Another super feature of mushrooms is that agricultural waste products are used to grow them. This makes mushrooms a sustainable component of a healthy food system
Summary Mushrooms are full of nutrients and may reduce your risk of certain diseases. Additionally, mushrooms are a sustainable food choice.

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« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2018, 03:32:05 PM »
16. Seaweed
Seaweed is a term used to describe certain nutrient-rich sea vegetables. It’s most commonly consumed in Asian cuisine but is gaining popularity in other parts of the world due to its nutritional value.
Seaweed packs multiple nutrients, including vitamin K, folate, iodine and fiber.
These ocean vegetables are a source of unique bioactive compounds — not typically present in land-vegetables — which may have antioxidant effects.
Some of these compounds may also reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity and diabetes
Summary Seaweed is a group of highly nutritious sea vegetables that may play a role in protecting against certain chronic diseases.

Written by Ansley Hill, RD, LD on July 9, 2018
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/true-superfoods#section17

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Re: Super Food
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2018, 12:31:48 PM »
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« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2018, 02:51:45 PM »
Helpful post.