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10 Foods That are Surprisingly Good for You

By Nkem Egenuka on Tue, 18/07/2017 - 17:22

Oats

Oats are loaded in dietary fiber and lowers cholesterol. It reduces the risk of coronary artery disease, and colorectal cancer. It boosts metabolism and burns fats.

Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans is rich in protein, fiber and resistant starch. It reduces the risk of heart disease.

Avocados

Avocados provide a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). They are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. Research has shown that it helps decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair and increased energy.

Tomatoes

In particular, tomatoes contain awesome amounts of lycopene,thought to have the highest antioxidant activity of all the carotenoids. It keeps the digestive system healthy and prevents constipation and diarrhoea.

Regular consumption of tomatoes helps decrease the level of cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood thereby reducing the deposition of fats in the blood vessels. 

Pears

Pears are very high it helps sustain healthy blood sugar levels. It contains a high amount of Immune-boosting vitamin which is beneficial for maintaining a healthy metabolism and repairing tissue.

Grapefruit

Studies have shown that increasing the consumption of grapefruit decreases the risk of obesity,diabetes, heart disease. It helps Sustain healthy complexion, and weight loss.

Almonds

Almonds significantly boost levels of vitamin E in the bloodstream. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that defends your cells against damage prevents artery-clogging oxidation of cholesterol. It contains healthy fats that help in weight loss.

Bananas 

Bananas help strengthen the nervous system and the production of white blood cells, because it contains a high level of vitamin B6. It also aids in weight loss and protects against type-2 diabetes.

 

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www.newbodydiet.com

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