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Healthy Foods more Delicious than Junk Foods

Some people believe that healthy foods are tasteless and boring but this is not true as there are several foods that are healthy yet very delicious.

Here are some healthy and tasty foods that you can explore

Dark Chocolate

Many studies show that dark chocolates are incredibly healthy and may reduce risk of several diseases.

It’s loaded with fiber and antioxidants, as well as minerals like iron, magnesium, copper, and manganese.

Plant compounds in dark chocolate have been shown to improve blood pressure and brain function, as well as protect against heart disease and the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV).

To make the most of its health benefits, eat dark chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 70–85%.

A piece of dark chocolate is especially delicious when enjoyed with a good cup of coffee.

Almonds

Almonds are the ultimate crunchy treat. They’re rich in heart-healthy fats, are very nutritious, and require no preparation.

Almonds are packed with antioxidants and provide large amounts of fiber, protein, and several vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin E, manganese, and magnesium.

They may reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, and the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol all of which are risk factors for heart disease.

They’re also very filling despite being high in fat and calories. One study showed that almonds increased weight loss by as much as 62% when part of a weight loss diet. If you’re craving something sweet, try putting 2–3 almonds inside a date for an incredibly tasty treat.

Pistachios

These crunchy, salty nuts are absolutely mouthwatering.

Pistachios are loaded with heart-healthy fats, high-quality protein, and fiber.

They’re also good sources of B vitamins, phosphorus, potassium, and iron.

Rich in powerful antioxidants, pistachios have been linked to health benefits, such as improved blood fats and reduced oxidized LDL (bad) cholesterol, inflammation, and blood sugar levels. Pistachios are very filling and may aid weight maintenance when consumed in moderation. Just make sure not to eat too many of these at one time, as pistachios are very high in calories. A single cup (125 grams) of pistachios may have up to 700 calories.

Cheese

Many consider cheese one of the most delicious foods.

It’s highly nutritious rich in several vitamins and minerals like calcium, vitamin B12, phosphorus, selenium, and zinc.

Cheese and other dairy products are linked to improved bone health and may protect against osteoporosis, a disease characterized by bone loss and an increased risk of fractures

There are many types of cheese — all of them consist mainly of protein and fat, and most are relatively high in calories. As a high-protein food, cheese may promote lower blood pressure and increased absorption of minerals. In addition to providing various health benefits, cheese is simply very tasty and filling.

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