Taking control of your health is so important, especially during this pandemic. Although there are some health conditions beyond our control, so many illnesses can be prevented by adopting a healthy diet. Stock your pantry and fridge with foods that will boost your immunity, protect your cells from disease and help rid your body of unwanted, harmful waste.

Pick up a few of these superfoods during your next grocery run:

Berries – full of antioxidants and fiber
Fish – great source of fatty acids, which are good for heart health. Go for wild-caught fish like salmon or herring
Dark leafy greens – excellent source of vitamins, nutrients and fiber for good colon health
Nuts and seeds – (flaxseeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds): a good alternative to traditional sources of protein
Oils – grape seed, olive, and coconut oils are great for the heart and lowering cholesterol
Fermented foods– sauerkraut, kimchi, and kombucha are great for digestion and balancing the bacteria in the gut
Whole grains – oats, millet, quinoa and buckwheat are good sources of fiber
Beans – black, pinto, red kidney, chickpeas and other beans provide protein and fiber
Avocados – a good source of potassium and heart-healthy fat
Garlic and onions – natural immune boosters
Mushrooms – Contain B vitamins and the antioxidant selenium, which boosts the immune system and prevents damage to cells and tissues.
Apples – eat with the skin for a good source of fiber
Bananas – full of potassium
Citrus fruits – oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes are full of vitamin C, a natural immune booster

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