These nuts are rich in healthful fats, fibre, and protein. Use slivered almonds to top oatmeal or yoghurt, muffins, or pancakes.
"Some people put apple cider vinegar in water and sip it throughout the day, but I despise the taste, so I put it in a shot glass and throw it back like a shot of tequila," explains Amy Morosini, whose health recommendations appear in Secrets of the World's Healthiest People. Instead of a lemon, I eat a strawberry or tangerine. Everyone should get one!"
Avocados are high in potassium, monounsaturated fats, and hunger-suppressing fibre. You've undoubtedly tried avo toast. Avocado smoothies?
Beans' fibre goes beyond keeping you regular. They may enhance blood sugar, cholesterol, and intestinal health. Add them to chilli, dip, tacos, and other foods, or slip them into desserts.
Kari Dugan, who stopped ageing in her 30s, eats blueberries every day. She's almost 60, yet her energy and body are much younger. Have faith. Pour blueberries cooked with maple syrup over pancakes or waffles.
Black pepper is healthy. Black pepper increases fat cell breakdown and is an antioxidant and antimicrobial.
It reduces inflammation and blood sugar. Plus, it flavours coffee without sugar. Coffee?
Allicin may lower cholesterol, protect cells from oxidative damage, and balance blood pressure and blood sugar. Dr. Bowers, co-author of Secrets of the World's Healthiest People, recommends raw, minced garlic. Add it to salsa, ranch dressing, toast, or guac.
Mary Etter is one of the world's healthiest people. She's vegetarian. She keeps poultry and hunts deer and wild pigs for protein.