11 Important Foods You'll Want to Add to Your Diet

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11 Important Foods You'll Want to Add to Your Diet

Read on to discover 11 important foods you'll want to add to your diet.

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Soy Milk

Soy milk is a big source of protein and is full of calcium and iron. Other soy products like tofu contain B-complex vitamins, and using an ingredient like tofu is a great way to put some protein in your diet without adding unhealthy fat.

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Salmon

Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids.

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Oatmeal

Like salmon, oatmeal contains omega-3 fatty acids, along with soluble fiber.

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Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is full of polyphenols which can help prevent particular health issues.

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Blueberries

Blueberries contain anthocyanins and flavonoids as well as a number of other healthy nutrients.

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Tomatoes

You've probably heard that tomatoes are full of lycopene as well as beta- and alpha-carotene.

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Nuts

Nuts like almonds and walnuts are great for snacking and contain omega-3 fatty acids and fiber as well as vitamin E.

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Citrus

Citrus fruits like oranges are high in vitamin C.

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Tea

Tea is full of antioxidants that promote good health.

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Red Wine

Red wine contains resveratrol which some say gives it an added benefit.

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Green Vegetables

Green vegetables like broccoli, spinach and kale are high in carotenoids.

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Avoiding unhealthy foods isn't the only way to make sure you take care of your body. There are some superfoods in particular that can make a big difference in your health when added to your diet. Eating foods rich in vitamins and healthy fats is crucial to preventing disease, and these foods listed here are full of nutrients that help protect a certain part of your body.

Check out the slideshow above to learn about 11 foods you may want to add to your diet. Then, check out the video teaser below featuring something health-related you can expect from some famous faces in the next few weeks! Can you guess who the lady killer is?

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