This makes sense since 90% of your immune system is in your gut. Your digestive tract needs probiotics, so be sure your yogurt has “live and active cultures.”
One-half cup of beans lowers cholesterol, provides fiber (which fights cancer), and has plenty of heart-protecting flavonoids.
Cold water fish like salmon, tuna, and sardines provide omega-3 fatty acids that combat arthritis and heart disease.
Eating tree nuts including pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, pistachios, and pine nuts at least four days a week lowers heart disease risk.
Daily consumption of one to 1.5 ounces of dark chocolate thins the blood, improving blood pressure and heart health.
All veggies are healthy, but tomatoes have lycopene. Lycopene combines with vitamins and minerals to fight cancer and chronic disease.