Just had to share this amazing article. It really bugs me when you see those ads about how to attain the flat tummy by refraining from these 6 foods, but they won't tell you until you buy something. I found out that one of those is a banana!
Do any of you know cortisol producing foods that contribute to a rounded tummy? (I never thought a 'natural' food would be one of them, particularly a fruit!!! Anyhow, what is the matter with a 'rounded' tummy? All women have them, it is feminine!
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Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You
Include These Foods for Maximum Body Benefits
-- By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian
These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and correctly and efficiently fuel your body. Super foods fight infection, enhance your immune system, and protect against diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, and respiratory infections.
While this list of super foods may be longer than most, it shows that great things do come in small packages. These foods are not only healthy, but they're also affordable, familiar, and readily available at regular grocery stores and farmers markets. With so many choices, you'll discover just how easy it is to eat super healthy every day…even when on a tight budget.
This is an all-inclusive list, but some foods might not be right for your tastes, preferences or health goals. Remember that no single food can provide everything you need to be healthy. That's why it's important to choose a variety of super foods from each category to meet your daily nutrition needs.
Calcium-Rich FoodsAlmond milk
Cheese, low fat
Cottage cheese, low fat
Milk, skim or 1%
Orange juice with calcium
Yogurt with active cultures, low fat
Whole grain breads, cereal, pasta
Whole wheat breads, cereal, pasta
Peanut butter, natural
Salmon, canned or fresh
Tuna, canned or fresh
Wild game, skinless