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So, you're in the kitchen cooking up some scrumptious whole wheat pasta and are trying to decide what else to add to this delectable meal.
Should you add bacon? No way! Should you add sausage? Pass. Instead, use Huffington Post as a resource for all your healthy side needs.
Cannellini Beans, which have high protein, soluble fiber, iron and protein, are very nutritious. Add this to your pasta dish and you'll be loving it in no time.
Chia Seeds. They are full of nutrients like dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
Kippers, a strange looking food, have some grains and veggies, protein and an omega-3 fatty acid boost.
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil regulates insulin levels and even lowers cholesterol.
Who would have thought coffee would be on this list? It goes hand and hand with improving cardiovascular health, reducing cancer risk and even fighting off Alzheimer's disease.
What list wouldn't be complete without the almonds? According to Health magazine, almonds not only pack more fiber and calcium than most nuts, but they also have one of the longest shelf lives of any nut, says Ellie Krieger, RD, author of Comfort Food Fix.
And, last but certainly not least, Kelp. Who wouldn't like to add this seaweed, which contains high levels of calcium, vitamins A and C and iodine? In fact, it's a type of brown seaweed that is super good for you! But, most people take one look at this food and shove it to the side due to it's appearance. Remember, people, appearance isn't everything, so order an extra helping of Kelp next time you're out.