TEN SUPER HEALTHY FOODS TO ENJOY!
PACKED WITH VITAMINS, MINERALS, AND FIBER
- Sweet Potatoes. One of the best vegetables you can eat. They're loaded with carotenoids (vitamin A), vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. (SEE RECIPE BELOW)
- Grape Tomatoes. They are packed with vitamin C and vitamin A, and you also get some fiber, phytochemicals, and great flavor.
- Raw Milk. An excellent source of calcium, vitamins, and protein. Remember you need some fat to absorb calcium!
- Broccoli. It has lots of vitamin C, cartenoids, and folic acid. Steam for 5 minutes or less to preserve all the vitamins!
- Wild Salmon. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fish like salmon can help reduce the risks of sudden -death heart attacks. The wild salmon has less toxic PCB than the farmed fish.
- Crispbreads. Loaded with fiber, whole grains and most are wheat and gluten free.
- Brown Rice. Using brown rice instead of white insures that the fiber, magnesium, vitamin E and B6, copper, zinc, and phytochemicals that are found in the whole grain brown rice.
- Citrus Fruits. Rich in vitamin C, folic acid, and fiber. For less sugar use the fruit not the juice.
- Diced Butternut Squash. Loaded with vitamin A and C and fiber.
- Spinach and Kale. These standout leafy greens are jam packed with vitamins A,C, and K, folate, potassium, magnesium, iron, lutein, and phytochemicals.
Dr. G's recipe for Healthy Sweet Potato Fries
(serves about 4 people)
4-6 medium sweet potatoes
Wash and peel potatoes
Cut potatoes by hand or with a veggie chopper in 1-2 inch by 1/2 slivers. (you don't want them too thick)
In a medium bowl mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil ( I prefer extra virgin), 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt, and grind in black pepper. Add the cut sweet potatoes and mix well. Add the sweet potatoes to a cookie sheet and bake at 375*F for approximately 30 minutes. Turn frequently. Add more seasoning to your taste before or after cooking.
EAT UP AND ENJOY!!!
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only not to treat or diagnose any illness or disease.