10 Superfoods Packed with Nutrition

Add these foods to your fridge to ensure healthy eating! Great snacks for the workplace or meals for the family!

1. Avocados
High in potassium, avocados have a great source of monounsaturated fat, which lowers cholesterol. Try using avocado instead of creamy, saturated milk for brownies! Seriously, it works and is so much better for you.

2. Berries
Loaded with antioxidants, vitamin c, and potassium, blueberries may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer due to their phytochemicals.

3. Cabbage
Reduces the risk of cancers.  High in vitamins A,C, and K, which protect joints and lowers the risk of osteoarthritis.

4. Fish
Lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation, fish oil in them provides a brain-nourishing compound that can slow the mental decline associated with aging.

5. Lentils
Lentils have a great source of fiber, folic acid, and iron as well as an excellent source of protein.

6. Spinach
"Kryptonite to cancer cells."  Extremely high in antioxidants, calcium, vitamins A and K, and omega -3 fatty acids.

7. Quinoa
An excellent source of protein, is an easy-to-cook alternative to many typical grains and starches. "Studies have shown eating a daily bowl can lower rates of obesity, breast cancer, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes."

8. Nuts
Nuts have heart-healthy fats and protein, that can lower the risk of heart disease.

9. Beets
"Nature's multivitamin," high in antioxidants, beets help fight off free radicals and help prevent cancer.

10. Tomatoes
Can reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease due to its vitamins and phytonutrients. Cooking tomatoes enhances their health-promoting nutrients, making them healthier than raw tomatoes. 


Patricia Edmonds. (2011). Retrieved from  http://www.aarp.org/food/healthy-eating/info-10-2011/10-superfoods-to-eat-healthy.1.html 

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