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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.

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

Fabulous Foods for Your Belly!

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

Healthy Food

  • 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...
  • Beans - Beans for Health
  • 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...
  • 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"
  • Cucumber Health Benefits - 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...
  • Flour Wheat - Two main types of flour...
  • 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...
  • 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...

Apples on a plate

Did you know?

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

The first five ingredients listed on a food package usually make up more than 90 percent of the entire product.

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