It can be confusing trying to figure out what the healthiest fruits, vegetables and meats are to eat.  But one of my favorite newsletters called Nutrition Action has compiled numerous lists of healthy nutritional information.

Top 10 healthiest fruits for vitamin C, folate, carotenoids, potassium, and fiber:

  • Guava
  • Watermelon
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Papaya
  • Cantaloupe
  • Apricots
  • Orange
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries

Top 10 healthiest vegetables for vitamin K, lutein, vitamin C, potassium and fiber:

  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Collard greens
  • Turnip greens
  • Swiss chard
  • Pumpkin, canned
  • Mustard greens
  • Sweet potato, with skin
  • Radicchio
  • Broccoli

Top ten leanest meats for saturated fat: (all poultry was skinless and other meats carefully trimmed)

  • Turkey breast
  • Turkey ground breast
  • Chicken breast
  • Veal leg
  • Beef eye of round
  • Chicken drumstick
  • Beef top round
  • Beef bottom round
  • Pork tenderloin
  • Pork sirloin

Let me know if this list helps.

If you enjoyed this post, then make sure you subscribe to my e-mail list.

Best – Mike Cola

Fitness Blog

Get my free "Forever 27" workout plan!

This is the strategy I teach my clients to have a 20-something body, regardless of their age. Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from Fitness Contrarian.

You have Successfully Subscribed!