23 Top Foods You Should Be Eating + Healthy Grocery Shopping List

“I want to eat healthy but have no idea how to start. What do I buy at the grocery store?” 

Sound familiar?

So here it is, the top foods that should be on your grocery store list. Some need to be bought the day of and some can be stored in your  pantry. The following foods are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants:

The best part? Right click and save this as an image to keep on your phone for when you go to the store.

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Why these foods? 

The vitamins, minerals, benefits for your body and brain, how much (serving size), and meal ideas are all included in my book, “Unleashed: Live the Balanced, Centered, and Sexy Life You Deserve.” 

If you want to know which fruit contains the most antioxidants than any other North American fruit, helps prevent cancer, diabetes, and age-related memory changes as well as boost cardiovascular health, and is rich in fiber and vitamins A and C that you only need one cup of per day and can go with ANY meal, then pick up my book now on Amazon.

As a bonus, here are the servings you should be eating every day to be healthy and maintain your weight:

Grains: 7-8 servings per day (servings are ½ cup to 1 cup)

Vegetables: 4-5 servings per day (servings are ½ cup to 1 cup)

Fruits: 4-5 (servings are ½ cup to 1 cup)

Low-fat Dairy: 2-3 (1 cup)

Meats: 2 or less (3 oz – size of an iPhone)

Nuts, seeds, dry beans: 4-5 per week (½ cup nuts, 2 tbsp seeds, ½ cup dried beans)

Fats and oils: 2-3 (1 tsp extra virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp light dressing)

Sweets: limit to maximum of 5 per week (1 tbsp of something sweet – candy, jam, processed sugar)

Happy Eating!

And don’t forget to pick up a few workouts to go with your new healthy meals this weekend.