The Top 30 Superfoods

By Nutrient Rich October 18, 2010

What are The Top 30 Superfoods, as defined by their nutrient richness or nutrient density? Well, as Dr Fuhrman outlines them on the ANDI Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, here they are.

Notice the amount of green vegetables and colored non-starchy vegetables and fruit, the ideal foods to optimize the way you eat. Also beans and seeds, which are also essential to rounding out how you eat. You want to eat in a balanced nutrient rich way which includes an array of these raw and cooked superfoods.

Green vegetables are the foundation of any healthy diet, period; because they are the most nutrient rich foods around and there are more meals and menus that can be made from greens, fruits, beans, nuts and seeds than you can ever imagine. Start incorporating thee top 30 superfoods in your the way you eat.

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  • John Allen Mollenhauer

    Mark Alan Effinger
    Great quick reference chart (thanks to John Allen Mollenhauer): Top 30 Superfoods:

    Which, of course, leads to this TED talk regarding Eating (superfoods) to Starve Cancer:

    Perfect Sunday afternoon TV watching while eating Bok Choy and Brussels Sprouts

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  • Sue Quinn

    I don’t understand this table. This isn’t the top 30 most nutritious foods on the ANDI table so how are they selected?