Strengthen Your Diet With Delicious Superfoods

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Helping to improve your overall health may be as easy and flavorful as revamping your favorite cuisine. The key is to prepare dishes with a mix of functional superfoods to promote optimum wellness.

These antioxidant-rich gems from the fruit, vegetable, whole grain, legume, nut and fish categories provide substantial nutrients compared to their total calories to actively benefit the body with each bite.

Among the tastiest and most nutritious superfruits, Florida grapefruit and 100 percent Florida grapefruit juice(1) are beneficial on their own or paired with other superfoods and can enhance vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, folate, as well as lycopene intake in pink or red varieties. A serving of fresh grapefruit or 8-ounces of juice is fat-free and contain less than 100 calories per serving.

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"Including versatile grapefruit or 100 percent grapefruit juice as part of a well-rounded superfood diet that is low in fat and cholesterol may help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, promote healthy, glowing skin, and aid in the maintenance of healthy weight and cholesterol levels," says celebrity "Skinny Chef" Jennifer Iserloh.

As a way to naturally promote youthful energy and appearance, chefs like Iserloh are moving towards developing meals and recipes that rely on a savory mix of superfoods to increase the antioxidant potency of each dish.

"Developing a diet rich in nutrient dense foods is a delicious way to help rejuvenate your mind and body while striving for long-term wellness," says Iserloh. "By embracing the taste and nutritional offerings of various superfoods, it's easy to prepare fulfilling dishes that don't sacrifice on flavor."

Iserloh wants consumers to know that following a well-balanced diet is feasible and recommends a few simple steps for revamping your regimen:

-- Evaluate the density of your diet.

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