9 Foods to Add to Your Diet Today

Now that it’s the new year, we’re all trying to be a little bit healthier.  Sure we all know that adding more fruits and vegetables is the quickest way to get us there, but you can only eat so many salads!  Fortunately there are tons foods out there that have all kinds of amazing benefits–here are just a few of my favorites!

1.Salmon

Benefits: B vitaminstaurine, phosphorous, and omega-3 fatty acids

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2.Almonds

Benefits:  high in vitamin E, antioxidants, and magnesium

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3.Beans

Benefits:  high in fiber and minerals including iron, folate, and manganese

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4.Spinach

Benefits:  high in vitamins A, B6, C, and K as well as antioxidants and calcium

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5.Berries

Benefits:  lower blood pressure, brain function protection including flavanoids and antioxidants that help prevent Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

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6.Sweet Potatoes

Benefits:  low glycemic index, high in vitamins B, C, and D, high in magnesium

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7.Avocados

Benefits: high in monounsaturated fatty acids, potassium, and fiber

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8.Ginger

Benefits:  reduces nausea, relieves muscle and joint pain, protects against Alzheimer’s

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9.Peppers

Benefits:  improved circulation and digestion, cancer prevention

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