Eggs? First, they're good for you ... then bad for you ... then good for you. Potatoes? Bad, then good ... then bad again? Dairy? Good, then bad. But, some of it is good? And, don't get us started on avocado: It's good, but fatty, but fatty is ... OK?
American consumers get a lot of mixed messages when it comes to popular finds in the grocery store these days. Have you ever heard the saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" Turns out, that's probably not really true, although it's a healthful eating habit. Still eating red meat a couple times a week? Some experts agree that it's part of a nutritious diet while others say, "Cut back." And, what's the deal with all of these new grains – quinoa, millet, farro, barley? We get it if you're confused.
Luckily, you have us here to help you sort through the confusion. Of course, we had to trim the list to just 35 foods with proven health benefits so you're on your own with the rest. But, hey, we're giving you a good start to your weekly shopping list. See how many of these superfoods you can pair to why they're beneficial for your diet ... and step away from the fast-food french fries! (Sorry.)