Healthiest foods

By: Lilly Hayward

The world is full of healthy food options, some of foods stand above all others on the health ladder. According to Health Magazine, the top three super foods consist of lemons, avocado, and broccoli.

Believe it or not, these tiny yellow balls of sour, known as lemons, actually have numerous health benefits. For starters, lemons possesses the magical quality to cure and prevent disease. It’s is known to help with sore throats, indigestion, constipation, dental issues, and fever. Being more handy than an actual doctor, lemons are also at the top of the list for foods that help with colds and other sicknesses. But if you aren’t sick and just happen to be eating a lemon, you are still doing something wonderful for your health. Lemons are also good for your hair and skin, strengthens your immune system, cleanses your stomach and intestines, and purify your blood.

The next food on the list are avocados. Known for their parts in dips and sauces, avocados are full of unknown health benefits. First of all, are insanely nutritious. Being classified as fruits, avocados are 8 ounces of nutrient power packed substance made for helping the body.  Avocados also have more potassium than a banana and they are high in countless other vitamins such as vitamin k, folate, vitamin c, vitamin B5 and B6, and finally vitamin E. It is also a source of healthy fats called Oleic Acids that have been proven to lower inflammation and risk of cancer. Finally avocados have loads of fiber that can help clear and cleanse your small and large intestines.

The third healthiest food is broccoli. Since it is high in vitamins such as iron, vitamin c, vitamin k and other nutrients, broccoli is the chart topper when it comes to healthy foods. It can also help build and strengthen bones and muscle tissues. Broccoli also possess healing powers by helping repair broken tissues and cuts faster than if there was no broccoli in your diet.  

     Some foods are healthier than others;broccoli, avocados, and lemons are at the top of the healthiest food list.


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