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3 Nutrient-Dense Foods to Add to Your Diet

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3 Nutrient-Dense Foods to Add to Your Diet

3 Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

As the saying goes—you are what you eat! So why not pack your plate with plenty of nutrient-dense foods to give yourself a healthful boost? The health experts at Antelope Valley Medical Center are here to break down the health benefits of 3 of the most nutrient-dense foods you can try:

1. Salmon

Salmon is a fatty fish that is not only a delicious addition to plenty of simple, healthy meals, but it adds a nutritious boost too! With plenty of essential vitamins and nutrients, this fish not only helps to support various areas of your health, but it also helps you maintain a healthy weight while fighting off heart disease.

Some of the essential vitamins and nutrients that salmon can add to your diet include:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • A good source of protein
  • B vitamins like vitamin B12 and riboflavin
  • Potassium
  • Selenium
  • Astaxanthin

2. Kale

Kale is a dark leafy green that is also a nutritional powerhouse. Whether you decide to use it as a base for your salad or you’d prefer to have kale chips, introducing this vegetable into your diet can help you to get the following vitamins and minerals:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K1
  • Vitamin B6
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium

3. Blueberries

Blueberries are another great source of essential vitamins and nutrients. This small fruit is jam-packed with the following:

  • Antioxidants
  • Fiber
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Manganese

If you have questions about how you can improve your diet to support your health and wellness, be sure to speak with your primary care physician or your nutritionist.

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