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14 Foods That Can Change Your Life

After analyzing the best disease-preventing and anti-aging diets in the world, scientists found 14 foods to be consistently high in micro-nutrients (vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients) instead of macro-nutrients (fats, carbohydrates, protein), and they have specific health benefits.

Beans - lower cholesterol, combat heart disease and stabilize blood sugar.

Blueberries - lower the risk of heart disease and cancer and help maintain healthy skin.

Broccoli - boosts the immune system, lowers the incidence of cataracts and builds bones.

Oats - The cholesterol-fighting soluble fiber in oatmeal lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and Type II diabetes.

Oranges - support heart health and prevent cancer, stroke and diabetes.

Pumpkin - helps lower the risk of various cancer and supplies nutrients necessary for healthy, young looking skin.

Wild Salmon - lowers the risk of heart disease and cancer.

Soy - helps prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis,
Helps relieve menopause symptoms.

Spinach - decreases the chance of cardiovascular disease, a host of cancers and cataracts.

Tea - boosts the immune system, helps prevent cancer and osteoporosis.

Tomatoes - lower the likelihood of cancer, raise the skin's sun protection factor and play a role in preventing cataracts. The lycopene, a chemical in tomatoes that's believed to keep our eyes from deteriorating and also may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

Turkey - is a healthy source of protein, low in fat and provides multiple nutrients.

Walnuts - the mega nut, contain important vitamins and minerals, fiber, protein and antioxidants as well as Omega-3, a type of healthy fat. They reduce the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Yogurt - promotes strong bones and a healthy heart, and it is a great source of calcium.

Some information is from http://www.nourishu.ca/

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