Top 5 Foods for Health

1. Water

Drink 8–12 cups of water daily.

2. Dark-green vegetables

Three to four times a week, eat dark greens. Kale, spinach, broccoli, peppers, and brussel sprouts are good choices.

3. Whole Grains

Consume whole grains twice or three times daily. Find whole wheat, rye, oatmeal, barley, amaranth, quinoa, or multigrain.

A decent fiber source has 3–4 grams per serving. A good source has 5+ grams of fiber per serving.

4. Beans and Lentils

Bean-based meals should be eaten weekly. Beans and lentils can be added to soups, stews, casseroles, salads, and dips or eaten plain.

5. Fish

Fish should be eaten two to three times a week. A serving is 3–4 ounces of cooked fish. Salmon, trout, herring, bluefish, sardines, and tuna are good.

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