All That’s Good All Day Long

We’ve found eight foods that you should incorporate in your diet every day. Why? We’ll tell you. How? We’ll tell you that too!

Rich with antioxidants, green tea reduces heart disease, bad cholesterol, increases metabolic rate and prevents brain cells from dying which reduces the chances of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Yogurt aids the immune system and the digestive system.

Blueberries help prevent cancer, diabetes and age-related memory changes. They also contain vitamins A and C. The suggested serving is one cup a day.

Oats are packed with fibre and also help prevent heart disease. They are full of carbs, but that’s okay because the sugar is slowed by the fiber.

WE SUGGEST: A cup of green tea in the morning with a cup of blueberries mixed in with some yogurt and topped with a handful of oats.


Spinach helps reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and osteoporosis. It also contains a compound called lutein, which helps fight age-related macular degeneration.

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene (the redder the better, and processed are great too!) Lycopene helps decrease the risk of lung, bladder, prostate, skin, and stomach cancers. About eight red cherry tomatoes a day or a glass of tomato juice is the perfect amount of lycopene.

Black beans contain antioxidant compounds that are rich in anthocyanins.
They are also great for brainpower and

Olive oil is a great source of unsaturated fatty acids and is filled with antioxidants. It also protects you from heart disease.

WE SUGGEST: Try a spinach salad for lunch and toss in some black beans and cherry tomatoes, add an olive oil-based dressing, and you are all set!

-Tianna Robinson