7 Foods that keep your body strong

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1. Avocados

This monounsaturated fat fruit contributes to an increased healthy blood flow and brain health. Avocados can lower blood pressure, decreasing the chance of cognitive decline.

2. Beans

Beans are a great source of iron and fiber and can keep your cholesterol levels in check, lower heart disease risk, reduce cancer risk, and keep your body humming for longer periods of time. Studies have proven that those that eat beans on a regular basis weigh 7 pounds less and have a slimmer waist than their bean-abstaining peers.

3. Eggs

Egg yolk contains antioxidants that help keep your eyes healthy, reduce the risk of macular degeneration, and may even protect your skin from UV damage. Eggs also contain brain development and memory-enhancing choline.

4. Fish (the oily variety)

Salmon and sardines are packed with omega-3’s that are incredibly important for brain function and even contain substances that fight off nasty disease-causing inflammation.

5. Oranges

We all know that oranges are packed with vitamin C, but what some may not know is that vitamin C is crucial for the production of white blood cells and antibodies that are powerful infection fighters.

6. Tomatoes

They have something hard to get in any other food–lycopene. And, because of this, tomatoes can help protect skin from UV rays, lower cholesterol, and even prevent some cancers.

7. Yogurt

Yogurt contains good bacteria for a healthy gut and reduced intestinal illnesses. And, because it’s so rich in calcium, it also aids in the prevention of osteoporosis.