"Oatmeal: lowers cholesterol, fights heart disease, keeps you full. Choose old-fashioned or steel-cut. Try savory variations with olive oil, Parmesan, spinach, or poached eggs."
"Avocado: rich in fiber, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Enjoy halved with soy sauce, lime juice, sesame seeds, or as avocado toast. Get your daily dose today!"
"Walnuts: omega-3 rich, lower LDL, raise HDL. Grab a handful with dried figs and anise seeds for a healthy snack, or try Corn Salad With Feta and Walnuts. Delicious and nutritious!"
"Mushrooms: beef substitute, cuts up to 400 calories. Sauté with shallots, white wine; serve over fish or chicken. Enjoy Mushroom White Pizza too. Meaty and satisfying!"
"Gut-friendly Greek yogurt: high in probiotics, boosts immunity, more protein. Mix with cumin, cucumber, garlic, cilantro; pair with grilled chicken. Also, try Buffalo Cauliflower With Yogurt Ranch."
"Egg whites: low-calorie, high-protein, fat-free. Don't skip yolks—rich in B12, vitamin A, choline (essential for pregnant women). Get the best of both worlds with eggs!"
"Edamame: high fiber, complete plant-based protein. More fiber than shredded-wheat cereal, packed with essential amino acids. Nutritious and delicious!"
Fuzzy fruit: High Vit C, more than orange. Good source of potassium & fiber. Slice thinly, drizzle honey, sprinkle toasted unsweetened coconut. A delicious and healthy treat
Dark color: Rich in beta-carotene. Side dish idea: Steam sweet potatoes & apples. Puree with maple syrup & crushed red pepper. Or explore 48 tasty sweet potato recipes.
Leafy green payoff: Loads of calcium, Vit C, beta-carotene & antioxidants. Kale: Good source of lutein, eye-friendly nutrient that may slow macular degeneration. Boost your health with kale