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Feel-Better Foods

Feel-Better Foods

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

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Inspired by How to Feel Fabulous Today, by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 2001).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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9:21AM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

good to know

4:15AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

Right food can really brighten our days

1:48AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013


2:54PM PDT on Mar 16, 2013

A nice organic Fuji apple(sliced) with 2 Tbsp. of Almond Butter is a perfect light meal.

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