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10 Best everyday superfoods

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Superfoods for super health

You can't open a magazine or peruse a website without some article, mention or ad promoting superfoods - those foods that have high concentrations of disease-fighting nutrients that can improve your health and quality of life. Though there are many exotic superfoods, such as goji berries, acai berries, mangosteen, and noni, just to name a few, some of your everyday, supermarket foods can supercharge your health - and save you some money. Here are 10 of the best superfoods to include in your diet.
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5. Cinnamon

Though all herbs and spices are concentrated sources of nutrients, cinnamon is a must-have. One teaspoon of this superspice contains the same antioxidant level as a half-cup of blueberries. Warm your cocoa, cider or coffee drinks with a healthy dash of cinnamon, add a bit extra to baked goods, include ground cinnamon in sauces and marinades, and use it to spice up your grain side-dishes. Cinnamon is a universally loved spice and oh so easy to include in your diet. (Click for six more super spices.)

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