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Eating whole foods is what we are told is the healthiest way to eat. But have you wondered which foods are the healthiest? As we breakdown in categories in these next few segments, let’s take a look at what are the top fruits, meats and nuts/seeds.
 

Fruits

  • 1. Apples – high fiber, vitamin C and numerous antioxidants
  • 2. Avocados – healthy fat instead of carbs and contain high fiber, potassium and vitamin C
  • 3. Bananas – high in Vitamin B6, fiber and potassium
  • 4. Blueberries – Most powerful source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory
  • 5. Oranges – Vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants
  • 6. Strawberries – highly nutritious, low carb and calories. Loaded with vitamin C, fiber and manganese

Meats

  • 1. Eggs – most nutritious food with key vitamins and minerals by eating the whole thing
  • 2. Lean beef – great source of protein in moderation and loaded with high bioavailable iron
  • 3. Chicken breast – low in fat, calories and extremely high in protein
  • 4. Lamb – high in omga-3 fatty acids

Nuts and Seeds

  • 1. Almonds – loaded with vitamin E, antioxidants, magnesium and fiber
  • 2. Chia seeds – most nutrient-dense food on the planet. Significant source of magnesium, manganese, calcium, fiber, protein and more. 
  • 3. Coconuts – loaded with fiber and powerful fatty acids called medium-chain triglycerides. 
  • 4. Macadamia nuts – high in monounsaturated fats and lower in omega-6 fatty acids
  • 5. Walnuts – highly nutritious and loaded with fiber and various vitamins and minerals
  • 6. Brazil nuts – beneficial for thyroid function, best source of mineral selenium
 
By adding a few of these listed foods, you can up level your meals and snacks.

Continue reading in part 2 about the healthiest vegetables, seafood, and grains.
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