These Are The Superfoods You Need To Know About In 2018

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If you've decided to make health a priority in 2018, there's a chance you've heard the term "superfood" tossed around quite a bit. But what are they, really? What makes a food, well ... super? 

While there's not really a definite definition, typically superfoods are known to contain A LOT of vitamins, minerals, and, most importantly, antioxidants, which help your body ward off unwanted toxins and free-radical damage. In short, these nutrient-dense foods keep you healthy and protect you from diseases, like cancer. 

So, are you ready to get in the best shape of your life? Start chowing down on these top 40 superfoods and you're well on your way to making 2018 your healthiest year yet!

Almonds

Almonds

Almonds are packed with Vitamin E and Magnesium, but they're known for boosting heart health. Crunch on these nuts to lower cholesterol levels.

Broccoli

Broccoli

The better question here is: What can't broccoli do? This green giant is chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but it's revered for lowering cancer risk.

Asparagus

Asparagus

Yes, this green veggie might make your pee smell, but that's a small price to pay for its health benefits. Asparagus offers a big boost of Vitamin K, as well as aids in digestion.

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