EatingWell

By: Matthew Thompson, Associate Food Editor

If you want to get the most nutritional bang for your buck, the best deals are “superfoods”. These nutritional superstars are far more plentiful in nutrients than they are in calories and that research has shown deliver health benefits. You’re probably already eating a lot of everyday superfoods—like bananas, eggs and broccoli—and maybe even some exotic ones (acai, anyone?).

But what about the power-packed foods filled with good-for-you vitamins, minerals and disease-fighting phytochemicals you aren’t eating? 

Check out the slideshow above for 7 of the healthiest foods that you should be eating with accompanying recipes to get you started. For another awesome recipe incorporating two of these amazing ingredients check out our friends at StyleList!

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