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Spinach, strawberries, blueberries, and walnuts sometimes are called super foods because they are loaded with antioxidants, thought to contribute to good health.
Medical research revealed that the color of food plays a part in maintaining and promoting good health. Experts suggest choosing varieties with deep and dark colors. For example, eggplants come in purple and green, choose the purple eggplant. The Home Cuisine's Mae Pike shows how to make a "Super Foods Salad" packed with a lot of color and seasonal produce.
Super Food Salad
1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
1/3 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/3 cup fresh raspberries
1/3 cup fresh blueberries
1/3 cup Peeled and sliced Kiwi
1/4 cup sliced red onion
1/4 cup toasted almonds
1/4 cup Feta
1/4 cup Olive oil
3 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
2 tablespoons Rice vinegar
1 to 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Agave Syrup
In a large serving bowl, combine the spinach, berries, Feta, Nuts and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.
Yield: 6 servings.
Spinach and tomatoes are among the top vegetables to eat because it has many vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and antioxidants. Spinach has many varieties which can be interchangeable. Spinach and tomatoes function as an antioxidant and anti-cancer agent. Spinach protects against osteoporosis, heart diseases, arthritis, colon cancer, and other diseases. It is an excellent source calcium and magnesium and vitamins C and A. The nutrients in spinach also helps with conditions that has inflammation such as asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Choose spinach with deep green leaves that are fresh and tender and the stems does not have signs of yellowing. Don't pick those with leaves that have slimy coating which is an indication of decay. Store unwashed, fresh spinach loosely packed in a sealed plastic bag in the vegetable bin inside the refrigerator and it will last for about 5 days.
Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and fights against the effects of aging. It helps prevent the growth of oral, colon and prostate cancers. It has been proved to help in the communication of brain cells by reducing stress and inflammation, two factors that have been linked to diminished brain functions.