The next time you are at the grocery, take home these healthy, peak performance, and easy to cook up foods. Heres a list of the top 15 fuel foods to fill your grocery cart:
Try to eat 20 of them, 3 to 5 times in a week.
2. Black Beans
One cup gives you more than half the daily fiber you need.
One breast provides half your daily protein needs.
4. Dark Chocolate
Eat a1 ounce serving a few times per week.
If allergies are not a problem; eat a few each week.
6. Frozen mixed berries
Active kids need at least 2 cups of fruit per day.
7. Green, yellow and red veggies
Buy a colorful mix to get lots of antioxidants.
8. Low-fat plain yogurt
2 cups of dairy a day for kids.
9. Mixed salad greens
A variety of greens provide the most nutrients.
One orange a day will satisfy your vitamin C needs.
Provides healthy fats and high quality protein for brain function.
12. Sweet Potatoes
A complex carb with a bonus amount of vitamin A.
13. Whole-grain bread
100 percent whole grain choices only!
14. Whole grain cereal with protein
One serving gives about 5g of fiber and 8g of protein.
15. Whole-grain pasta
Eat at least 2-3 servings of whole grains daily.