For real beauty from the inside out, use this handy guide to foods that help you feel more energized. Include some of these nutritional powerhouses filled with rejuvenating, fat-fighting, revitalizing nutrition into your diet every day:
These foods are generally low in fat, sodium, and calories. They contain no cholesterol, and are high in fiber. Plus they supply a host of rejuvenating minerals.
Berries: Grapes and grape juice, blackberries, Goji berries, blueberries, raspberries bilberries, cranberries, strawberries, boysenberries, mulberries
Tea: Black, green, white teas
Melons: Cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew, Crenshaw
Vegetables: Lettuces (except iceberg), mesclun mixes, spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, string beans, cabbage, onions, garlic, potatoes, celery
Tree fruits: Apples, apricots, peaches, cherries, bananas, pears, kiwis, citrus, plums
Nuts and seeds: Almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts, pecans, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds
Beans and Pulses: Pinto, black turtle, lima, great northern, kidney, navy, lentils, and all types of peas
Inspired by How to Feel Fabulous Today, by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 2001).