10 healthy foods for eating well

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10 healthy foods for eating well

So many studies of the health benefits of this diet or that. But what should you eat?

MayoClinic.com lists 10 health foods.

Each recommendation meets at least 3 of the following criteria:

  • Good or excellent source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients
  • High in phytonutrients and antioxidant compounds, such as vitamins A and E and beta-carotene
  • May help reduce risk of heart disease and other health conditions
  • Low in calorie density, meaning you get a larger portion size with a fewer number of calories
  • Readily available

The bottom line?

  • Almonds
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Red beans
  • Salmon
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Vegetable juice
  • Wheat germ