5 of the Healthiest Foods in the World
Add these to your diet and reap the nutritional benefits today!
In June, we asked some of our favorite medical and nutritional experts to nominate their picks for the healthiest foods of all time. But with only room for 50 foods on the final list, a few nominees were left on the editing room floor. And you noticed! We combed the comments for your suggestions of other nominees for more of the healthiest foods in the world. Here are five of our favorite suggestsions, all backed up with expert opinions.
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Black pepper, which comes from the Piper nigrum plant, has been linked with health benefits ranging from fighting bacteria, to helping the digestive system, WebMD reports.
Plus, a recent study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shows that pipeline in black pepper—which is the compound responsible for its spicy taste—could impact the production of fat cells by affecting gene activity, HuffPost UK reported.