10 Everyday Superfoods

This was the headline on the front page of the search engine site I use. I couldn’t resist so I clicked on the link, and was ready to update my pantry if I was promised longevity, a slimmer waist line and good health. I was also curious to see what today’s superfoods were, because I am pretty sure that I read a similar list less than a month ago.

Here are the top 10 superfoods according to 50plus.com:

1. Quinoa: This is a grain. And I bet not a common everyday staple for most, however, it is a fantastic tasting food that you should try. Chock full of magnesium, vitamin E, fiber and essential amino acids, it can be added to salads, soups and stews and can be used in place of couscous.

2. Cranberries: Just the other day another study was published touting the prevention of urinary tract infections with the consumption of cranberry juice. Whether you drink the juice, eat the dried forms, or add them to baked goods, you can rest assure that you are getting lots of vitamins C and A, and fiber. Continue reading “10 Everyday Superfoods”

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January 2010