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Health Benefits of Popular Foods || Food and nutrition || Pak Health Tips

Pak Health Tips
Health Benefits of Popular Foods || Food and nutrition || Pak Health Tips
How Does Food Impact Health?



Though the field of medicine continues to advance and branch out in many ways, nutritionists and health experts continue to praise the benefits of certain foods. In fact, eating healthfully has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular illnesses, and even certain types of cancer.
However, understanding which foods to eat for specific benefits can sometimes be difficult, which is why Medical News Today previously supplied a list of the top 10 healthy foods.

popular healthy foods laid out on white background
Now, MNT specifies the health benefits of a much wider range of foods.

We provide a cornucopia of delicious and nutritious options for individuals who wish to boost their health by eating healthfully.

Below is a list of foods along with information regarding their potential health benefits.

Note that this article contains summaries and you should click through to read individual articles containing the full list of possible health benefits.

Almonds
Almonds
Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E, copper, magnesium, good quality protein, and healthy unsaturated fatty acids.

Studies have revealed that almonds can potentially help prevent cardiovascular diseases, cut the risk of cancer, and help prolong life.

Read more about almonds.

Apples
Apple and apple slices
Apples are sometimes called "nutritional powerhouses" because of their impressive nutritional profile.

Apples contain about 14 percent of our daily needs of Vitamin C (a powerful natural antioxidant), B-complex vitamins, dietary fiber, phytonutrients (which help protect the body from the detrimental effects of free radicals), and minerals such as calcium and potassium.

Studies have revealed that eating apples can potentially help prevent dementia and reduce the risk of stroke and diabetes.

Read more about apples.

Arugula
arugula
Along with other leafy greens, arugula contains very high nitrate levels (more than 250 milligrams per 100 grams). High intakes of dietary nitrate have been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce the amount of oxygen needed during exercise, and enhance athletic performance.

The potential health benefits of arugula include lowering the risk of cancer, preventing osteoporosis, and improving muscle oxygenation during exercise.

Read more about arugula.

Asparagus
Asparagus
Asparagus is very rich in dietary fiber and contains high levels of vitamin B6, calcium, zinc, and magnesium.

The potential health benefits of asparagus include: reducing the risk of diabetes, preventing kidney stones, and lowering the risk of neural tube defects in babies.

Asparagus is also a natural diuretic, which can help with fluid balance in the body and influence blood pressure and edema.

Read more about asparagus.

Bananas
Bananas
Bananas are naturally free of fat, cholesterol, and sodium, and very rich in potassium.

The potential health benefits of bananas

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