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Nutrient-Dense Foods

Oct22nd 2017



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Top 15 Nutrient-Dense Fruits:

  1. Strawberries
  2. Blackberries
  3. Plums
  4. Raspberries
  5. Blueberries
  6. Papayas
  7. Oranges
  8. Cantaloupe
  9. Kiwi
  10. Watermelon
  11. Peaches
  12. Apples
  13. Cherries
  14. Pineapples
  15. Apricots

Top 10 Nutrient-Dense Green Vegetables:

  1. Collard greens
  2. Kale 163
  3. Watercress
  4. Bok choy
  5. Spinach
  6. Broccoli
  7. Cabbage
  8. Brussels sprouts
  9. Swiss chard
  10. Arugula

Top 10 Nutrient-Dense Nuts and Seeds:

  1. Sunflower seeds
  2. Sesame seeds
  3. Flaxseeds
  4. Pumpkin seeds
  5. Pistachios
  6. Pecans
  7. Walnuts
  8. Almonds
  9. Hazelnuts
  10. Cashews

Top 10 Nutrient-Dense Vegetables:

  1. Radishes
  2. Bean sprouts
  3. Red peppers
  4. Radicchio
  5. Turnips
  6. Carrots
  7. Cauliflower
  8. Artichokes
  9. Tomatoes
  10. Butternut squash

Foods Containing Pesticides in Order from Lowest to Highest in Pesticides Amount:

* It is important that you buy and consume only organic fruits and vegetables starting at number 14 (apples) and lower on the list, as these tend to be grown with the most pesticides.

  1. Onion
  2. Avocado
  3. Pineapple
  4. Cabbage
  5. Asparagus
  6. Mango
  7. Eggplant
  8. Kiwifruit
  9. Cantaloupe
  10. Sweet potato
  11. Grapefruit
  12. Watermelon
  13. Mushrooms
  14. Apples
  15. Peaches
  16. Nectarines
  17. Celery
  18. Bell peppers
  19. Strawberries
  20. Grapes
  21. Spinach
  22. Lettuce
  23. Cucumbers
  24. Blueberries
  25. Potatoes
  26. Kale

Werner-Gray, Liana. The earth diet: your complete guide to living using earth’s natural ingredients. Hay House, Inc., 2014.