Good choice. Romaine lettuce Great choice. Spinach Why?
25% more Vitamin A and Potassium. Potassium is an electrolyte mineral that is essential in the human diet. Among its numerous functions in the body, potassium helps regulate blood pressure, water balance, acid balance, and muscle and nerve cell function.
Good choice. Banana Great choice. Papaya. Why? 50% more iron and zinc.
Good choice. Ground turkey Great choice. Extra lean ground beef. Why? 2-3 time the amount of both minerals, along with Vitamin E. Vitamin E. Vitamin E acts to protect your cells against the effects of free radicals, which are potentially damaging by-products of energy metabolism. Free radicals can damage cells and may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Good choice. Peanut butter. Great choice. Almond butter. Why? Almond butter contains higher amounts of healthy fats and also has a tremendous amount of healthy nutrition for the heart and the cardiovascular system. Almonds are considered THE food for the heart.
Good choice. Olive oil. Great choice. Butter. Yes, good old butter is at least as healthy as its counterpart – olive oil. Plus butter will add more healthy fats and reduce appetite if consumed early in the day.