Did you know?
The darker the vegetable's color, the more nutrients it holds.
Iceberg (white) lettuce has no nutritional value; Go for dark
Tomatoes, Pink Grapefruit, red bell peppers and watermelon help to guard you against
cardiovascular disease, lung and prostate cancer. Eat alot of them.
'White' foods (such as white bread, rice and pasta) turn
to sugar, use them in moderation.
The word "Enriched" on food labels means over-processed,
sugar added; buy whole-grain foods that do not contain 'enriched' flour.
Nuts are loaded with brain-nourishing fat. Eat them in
moderation 3-4 times per week (no more than a handful) as they are also loaded with calories.
Fish are also loaded with brain-nourishing fat (Omega-3).
But watch mercury content; eat fish only about 3 times per week.
Red fish such as salmon, mackerel have the highest
Seafood gives you nutrients you won't find anywhere else, but
keep it to 3-4x's per week as it can highten cholesterol levels.