It is becoming more evident that eating fresh foods will help you live better, healthier and longer. We should all be working on replacing corn and wheat based product (which make up a majority of the US food market) with healthy fruits and veggies.
Healthy Whole Foods
Many studies have found that a diet high in healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are associated with a reduced risk of diseases such as:
So what’s so good about healthy whole foods? For one, they’re loaded with fiber,vitamins, and minerals. They also contain phytochemicals, the general name for natural compounds in plants. While thousands of individual phytochemicals have been identified, countless more remain unknown. They help in different ways. Some areantioxidants, which protect cells against damage. Examples of antioxidant phytochemicals are flavonoids, carotenoids, and lycopene.
Whole foods info courtesy of –WebMd