10 of the Most Nutritious Foods in the World (1/11)

From cancer-fighting antioxidants to heart-healthy fats, here are some of the world's most nutritious foods and the health benefits they provide

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Making changes to your diet is one of the easiest ways to manage and take control of your health. In addition to providing the energy you need, the foods you consume on a daily basis could also benefit your health in myriad ways, from preventing cancer to protecting you against heart disease. Here are some of the world’s most nutritious foods that should be staples in your diet.

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