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Not all healthy foods are created equal. Some are so packed with nutrients, cancer-fighting antioxidants, vitamins and other benefits that they’ve been promoted to the category of superfood. We’re featuring fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, seeds, nuts, roots and more that provide the most nutritious bang for your buck. You’ll learn why you want to add these items to your daily diet, how to shop for them, and best of all, easy and delicious recipes for trying them out.

If you like what you see here, check out our Recipes section for more ideas for healthy, flavorful meals. Photo: Shutterstock

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