10 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

2009

These 10 superfoods are proven, expert-beloved disease fighters and energy boosters. Add them to your meals and get on the fast track to a super-healthy body.

1. Avocados

Why They’re Healthy.

Rich in healthy, satisfying fats proven in one study to lower cholesterol by about 22 percent.

One has more than half the fiber and 40 percent of the folate you need daily, which may reduce your risk of heart disease.

Quick Tip.

Adding it to your salad can increase the absorption of key nutrients like beta-carotene by three to five times compared with salads without this superfood.Next