10 exciting healthy foods to try
Could you do your grocery shopping blindfolded? If your route through the aisles is the same on each shopping trip, you could be missing out on entire shelves full of healthy food choices. It's time to try something new that will promote wellness and please your tastebuds. Here are 10 healthy foods that you may never have tried before – but you should!
What is it? Kale is a leafy green vegetable.
Why buy it? In a study by the Centre for Science in the Public Interest, kale ranked first among 84 vegetables for having the highest levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This potent cancer fighter contains 16 essential nutrients, including calcium, iron and vitamin A.
How to buy and store it: Choose dark green bunches with no signs of wilting or yellowing. Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to five days.
How to serve it: Stir-fry chopped kale in olive oil and garlic. For crispy kale chips, tear leaves into bite-size pieces and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 10 minutes.
Try: Kale and Pancetta Quiche