Delightfully tart and sweet, oranges are loaded with vitamin C, which means they are loaded with anti-oxidant beta-carotenes and help fight disease and high blood pressure. If you only like the juice, make sure it is the real stuff otherwise you’ll miss all of the benefits.
Gastrointestinal health is very important when trying to get your health on track, and eating yogurt, which is full of probiotics, is the perfect thing to get you there. For the best results, buy plain yogurt – not frozen and not with sugar added. If you don’t like the flavor, add fruit for sweetness.
Eating oats in a smoothie or as oatmeal can help reduce cholesterol and is high in fiber. They also have a low glycemic index which helps keep blood sugar in check and in turn helps control weight.
Extra virgin olive oil is filled with incredibly healthy monounsaturated fats that help guard against cancer and heart disease as well as polyphenols that help lower oxidative stress. Best used as a salad dressing or in stove-top cooking, make sure you get cold-pressed extra virgin for the best results.