- Chard, collard greens, kale, mustard greens, spinach
- Bell peppers
- Brussels sprouts
- Mushrooms (crimini and shiitake)
- Potatoes (white or sweet)
- Cantaloupe, papaya, raspberries, strawberries
- Seeds (flax, pumpkin, sesame, sunflower)
- Beans (garbanzo, kidney, navy, pinto)
- Lentils, peas
- Almonds, cashews, peanuts
- Barley, oats, quinoa, brown rice
- Salmon, halibut, herring, anchovies, scallops, shrimp, tuna
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Dariush Mozaffarian, Cardiology, answeredWhen choosing what to eat, emphasize nutrient-dense foods, which are packed with vitamins and minerals and have relatively few calories. These foods have a lot of nutrients per calorie:Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
Jill Grimes, MD, Family Medicine, answeredNutrient-dense foods include vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, seafood, low- or no-fat milk products, eggs, poultry, and whole grains. You should try to eat more nutrient-dense foods and less of foods that are not nutrient dense, such as solid fats, complex and refined sugars (crackers, cookies, breads, sweets), and fatty meats.Helpful? 5 people found this helpful.