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Old 07-31-2006, 10:12 AM   #1
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Default The superfoods list with sidekicks (from Superfoods RX by Pratt - books 1 & 2)

The Super Foods are from Superfoods RX books 1 & 2 by Pratt.

I put together a list for myself but I figured I'd post it. If anyone has a correction, let me know. The recommended frequency is noted in parentheses.

Apples: pear (1 per day)

Avocado: asparagus, artichoke, extra virgin olive oil (1/3 to 1/2 avocado multiple times per week)

Beans: all beans are included, pinto, navy, great northern, lima, chickpeas, green beans, sugar snap peas, green peas (4 1/2 cup servings per week)

Blueberries: purple grapes, cranberries, boysenberries, raspberries, strawberries, currants, blackberries, cherries and all other varieties of fresh, frozen, dried berries (1 to 2 cups per day)

Broccoli: brussel sprouts, cabbage, kale, turnips, cauliflower, collards, bok choy, mustard greens, swiss chard (1/2 to 1 cup per day)

Dark chocolate (100 calories per day)

Extra virgin olive oil: canola oil (1 tablespoon most days)

Garlic: scallions, shallots, leeks, onions (to taste, multiple times per week)

Honey (1 to 2 teaspoons multiple times per week)

Kiwi: pinneaple, guava (multiple times per week)

Oats: super sidekicks - wheat germ, ground flaxseed,
other sidekicks - brown rice, barley, wheat, buckwheat, rye, millet, bulgur, wheat, amaranth, quinoa, kamut, yellow corn, wild rice, spelt, couscous (5 to 7 servings per day)

Onion: garlic, scallions, shallots, leeks, chives (multiple times per week)

Oranges: lemons, white/pink grapefruit, kumquats, tangerines, limes (1 serving per day)

Pumpkin: carrots, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, orange bell pepper (1/2 cup most days)

Pomegrantes: plums (4 to 8 ounces of 100% pomegranate juice multiple times per week or any amount of seeds)

Wild Salmon: alaskan hailibut, canned albacore tuna, sardines, herring, trout, seabass, oysters, clams (2 to 4 times per week)

Soy: tofu, soymilk, soy nuts, edamame, tempeh, miso (15 grams per day)

Spinach: kale, collards, swiss chard, mustard greens, turnip greens, bok choy, romaine lettuce, orange bell peppers (2 cups most days)

Tea: no side kicks, green or black (1 cup per day)

Tomatoes: red watermelon, pink grapefruit, japanese persimmons, red fleshed papaya, strawberry guava (1 serving per day)

Turkey: skinless chicken breast (3 to 4 servings per week, each serving 3 to 4 ounces)

Walnuts: almonds, pistachios, sesame seeds, peanuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, macadamia nuts, pecans, hazelnuts, cashews (5 servings per week)

Yogurt: kefir (2 cups per day)
You can't out-exercise poor eating habits.

Last edited by nelie; 08-03-2006 at 08:44 AM.
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