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Food is - basically - anything which nourishes the body. Food is necessary for growth, repair and energy; therefore, the elements that compose the body must be found in the foods we eat. All food we ingest undergoes chemical change after entering the body before it can be utilized.

Fab Foods Directory

Food is broken down into 5 classifications:

  1. Proteins - nitrogenous or albuminous
  2. Carbohydrates - sugar and starch
  3. Fats and Oils
  4. Mineral matter
  5. Water

Here we share information on fab foods that are healthy for your belly!

Fabulous Foods for Your Belly!

  • Acai Berry Fruit - Powerful fruit loaded with antioxidants...
  • Acerola - Most noted for the extremely high ascorbic acid...
  • Apples - Excellent source of fiber plus...
  • Almonds - Extremely nutrient-rich...
  • Apricots - Excellent source of vitamin A plus...
  • Artichokes - Excellent source of energy!
  • Arugula - Good source of vitamin K and folate, much more.
  • Asparagus - Less than 4 calories per spear...
  • Avocados - Nutritious, lots of fiber, no cholesterol...
  • Bananas - A nutritional powerhouse...
  • Barley - Significant quantities of beta-glucans...
  • Beans - Budget Friendly Beans!
  • Beets - May help prevent cancer...
  • Blueberries - Disease-fighting "Super food" ...
  • Bok Choy - Healthy vitamin C, filling fiber, more...
  • Broccoli - Superhero of the vegetable kingdom...
  • Bulgur - Healthful, ancient food...
  • Butterbeans - Good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber....
  • Cabbage - Source of vitamin C...
  • Cacao - "Food of the gods..."
  • Carob - Used for food for over 5000 years...
  • Cantaloupe - High in vitamin A and vitamin C plus...
  • Carrots - A gold mine of nutrients...
  • Cauliflower - Contains cancer- fighting components ...
  • Celery - Excellent source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C...
  • Cheese - Jam packed with nutrients...
  • Cherries - Tasty, fat free, good source of fiber...
  • Chestnuts - Vitamin C, B6, copper, fiber...
  • Chia Seeds - Chia seeds make a comback!
  • Chickpeas - Commonly known as legumes.
  • Chili Peppers - Often used to spice up dishes...
  • Cilantro - Many health-protective benefits...
  • Cinnamon - Promotes wellness...
  • Coconut Oil - Supports healthy cholesterol...
  • Corn - Can corn help you lose weight?
  • Cornmeal - Sweet, robust and healthy...
  • Couscous - Low fat source of complex carbs...
  • Cranberries - Urinary tract health benefits plus...
  • Cumin - Good souce of iron and manganese...
  • Currants - "King of the Berries"
  • Cucumbers - Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium...
  • Eggplant - 1/5 of an eggplant only 25 calories...
  • Eggs - Valuable contribution to a healthy diet...
  • Egg Substitute - No fat, no cholesterol...
  • Farro - Nutritious ancient mother grain...
  • Figs - Figs can be part of almost any special diet...
  • Fish - Good source of nutrients...
  • Flax Seeds - Powerhouse of nutrients...
  • Garlic - Another nutrient powerhouse...
  • Ginger - Another nutrient powerhouse...
  • Goji berries - A little known nutritional powerhouse!
  • Grapefruit - A full range of B vitamins...
  • Grapefruit Juice -- A full range of vitamins...
  • Grapes - A great snack, frozen or fresh...
  • Green Beans - Good source of fiber and vitamin C...
  • Green Tea - Many possible health benefits...
  • Guava Fruit - Vitamin C, carotenoids, folate, more...
  • Honey - Natural floral nectars...
  • Honeydew - High in vitamin C...
  • Horseradish - Low in sodium, ZERO fat...
  • Jaggery - Closest alternative to real sugar...
  • Kale and Collards - Retained through thousands of years.
  • Key Lime - Low calorie, high in vitamin C...
  • Kiwifruit - Peel, slice or eat with the skin on!...
  • Kola Nuts - Thought to aid weight loss efforts, more...
  • Lamb - High-quality protein, vitamins and minerals...
  • Leeks - Sweet cousin of the onion, same nutritional benefits!
  • Lemons - Fat free, high in vitamin C...
  • Lima Beans - May help to lower LDL cholesterol...
  • Limes - Fat free, high in vitamin C...
  • Maca - Appreciated for its nourishing benefts...
  • Mangos - High in vitamin A and C...
  • Maple Syrup - Trace amounts of essential vitamins...
  • Melons - Exceptional source of beta carotene...
  • Molasses - Vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium...
  • Moro Oranges - Source of a powerful antioxidant...
  • Mushrooms - Rich source of riboflavin...
  • Nectarines - Vitamin C, low in calories, no sodium...
  • Nuts - FDA approved for heart health...
  • Oats - The palatability of oats...
  • Oatmeal - Helps reduce blood cholesterol levels...
  • Okra - A nutritional powerhouse...
  • Olive Oil - Amazing health benefits...
  • Olives - A positive effect on cholesterol levels...
  • Onions - May guard against many chronic diseases...
  • Oranges - Benefits over and above vitamin C...
  • Papayas - High in vitamin C, source of folate...
  • Parsley - Excellent source of vitamin C, iodine, iron, more...
  • Parsnips - Fiber, folate, potassium amd more...
  • Paw Paw - The fruit of the pawpaw tree has vast potential...
  • Peaches - Good source of vitamin C and A...
  • Peanuts - Now you can add nuts to your diet!
  • Pears - Vitamin C, fiber, low fat...
  • Peas - Source of Vitamin C, A, and folate...
  • Pecans - Powerful source of zinc...
  • Peking Duck - Uniquely tasty and nutritious...
  • Peppercorns - Picking the perfect peppercorns...
  • Persimmons - Fiber, vitamins A and C, more...
  • Pineapples - Extremely nutritious...
  • Pine Nuts - Source of copper, magnesium, zinc...
  • Pistachios - Packed with healthy fats, vitamins, minerals...
  • Plantains - Source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium...
  • Plums - High in vitamin C ...
  • Poblanos - Relatively high in fiber, low in calories...
  • Pomegranate - High in vitamin C and antioxidants...
  • Potatoes - Fiber, potassium and vitamin C...
  • Prickly Pear - Can peck off pounds...
  • Prunes - Provide quick energy, high in fiber...
  • Pu'erh Tea - "Wonder tea" makes a great weightloss aid...
  • Pumpkin - Actually a nutritious fruit...
  • Quinoa - High in lysine and essential vitamins ...
  • Radicchio - Antioxidants, fiber, vitamins C & K, more...
  • Radishes - Low in calories, high in nutrients...
  • Robust Raisins - Low in fat and sodium...
  • Rhubarb - Rich in vitamin C, fiber, calcium...
  • Rice - Wholesome, nutritious cereal grain...
  • Seaberry - Nutrients unsurpassed by other species...
  • Sea Vegetables - Low calorie food source...
  • Shiitake Mushrooms - High levels of nutrients...
  • Snow Peas - Rich source of nutrients...
  • Spinach Sustenance -- May improve memory!...
  • Spirulina - Promising alternative health treatment...
  • Sprouts - May be better than full-grown broccoli...
  • Squash -- Fiber, vitamins A, C, potassium...
  • Steak -- Great nutrients in a 3-ounce serving...
  • Strawberries - High in vitamin C and antioxidants...
  • Sugar Snap Peas - Source of vitamin C and iron!
  • Sweet Peppers -- Full of vitamins C and A, folate...
  • Sweet Potatoes - Another nutritional powerhouse...
  • Tangerines - Great source of fiber, vitamin C...
  • Tayberries - Good source of folate and fiber...
  • Tomatoes - Rich in vitamins, lycopene, fiber...
  • Walnuts - "Healthy" polyunsaturated fat.
  • Watermelon - Great source of potassium...
  • Wheat Germ & Wheat Bran - Bundles of nutrients...
  • Wild Blueberries - Big powers of health protection...
  • Yogurt - Produced for at least 4,000 years.
  • Zucchini Squash -- Rich in antioxidants...

Did you know?

In 1937 a luxury was added to a grocery store in Oklahoma City. Shoppers could now put their food in a "Shopping Cart."

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