8 Healthy Foods That Should Always Be On Your Grocery List

FOOD  |  November 18, 2016
  • 1. Ginger
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    Besides adding a dash of zing to your meals, ginger is also medicinal for reducing inflammation as well as soothing your stomach and digestive system problems. Try starting every morning with fresh ginger in a cup of hot water and you can prevent digestive problems and bloatedness throughout the day.

     

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  • 2. Avocado
    2 / 8 2. Avocado

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    Here’s the cream substitute that every foodie would love. Avocados contain healthy fat and is filled with plenty of vitamins and minerals. Not to mention, they taste amazing!  

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  • 3. Oats
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    This gluten-free whole grain provides a great amount of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants. They’re also perfect if you want to lose weight, as a small amount can keep you full for a long period of time. 

    (Also Read: A Tasty And Healthy Recipe For Overnight Oats)

     

     

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  • 4. Kale
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    Kale is filled with important vitamins such as vitamin A, B and K and is incredibly high in calcium, even more so than milk. You can prevent bone loss and osteoporosis as well as keeping up with a healthy metabolism. Serve them in salads or even blend them into your daily smoothies.

     

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  • 5. Lemons
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    Your go-to detox weapon – always have lemons on hand to add to warm water. It kickstarts the day by detoxifying your body system and boosting your metabolism. You can also use it for cooking to add the perfect zest to your meals! 

     

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  • 6. Quinoa
    6 / 8 6. Quinoa

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    The superfood of all grains, swap out your staples for quinoa. This delicious grain is high in protein and fibre and brings tons of nutrients to the table. 

    (Also Read: Are You Cooking Quinoa Right?)

     

     

     

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  • 7. Salmon
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    Good for the heart as well as the soul, pick up fatty fish like salmon that’s loaded wtih unsaturated fatty acids and omega-3s. 

     

     

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  • 8. Green Tea
    8 / 8 8. Green Tea

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    Try skipping your daily cup of joe and opt for a cup of green tea instead. Not only does it tastes refreshing but provides a ton of antioxidants as well as increases fat oxidation and metabolism.

    (Also Read: 6 Reasons To Start Drinking Green Tea)

     

     

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