Eating an all-fruit diet isn't the best way to keep your body healthy and strong. Incorporate these 10 "superfoods" into your meals to ensure you're getting the nutrients you need. All superfoods are easy to find in the grocery store, contain nutrients that are known to enhance longevity, and have other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies.
Staying hydrated will keep you from munching absentmindedly, and if you choose to drink green tea, you'll also be increasing your metabolism, which will burn more fat. Plus, the antioxidants (yes, those again) found in green tea can help prevent cancer
Salmon provides a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids, which studies show significantly lower the risk of heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids fight back by reducing inflammation and slowing the rate of plaque build-up in blood vessels. Salmon is also a good source of lean protein.
Many dieters shy away from nuts because of their high calorie and fat count. But studies show that eating a handful several times a week can help shed pounds and prevent heart disease. Almonds in particular contain lots of monounsaturated fats and fiber. (Healthy swap: Replace peanut butter with almond butter)
Eating a breakfast high in protein is a good way to keep hunger at bay throughout the day. Eggs are full of choline, a nutrient that helps block fat from being absorbed in the liver. Choline may also help in preventing memory loss.