Whether you're trying to lose weight or you just want to take better care of yourself, a healthy diet is essential. But picking and choosing the most virtuous foods can be tricky on your own. How can you ensure you're getting the vitamins you need? Enough fiber? The right nutrients to slow aging or keep your system running smoothly?
POPSUGAR asked Mascha Davis, MPH, RDN, a registered dietitian and nutritionist and the national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, to help us sort through the clutter. Here, you'll find five foods she recommends eating at least once over the course of the day. And whether you want glowing skin or a healthy digestive system, her picks deliver. "These foods all promote different aspects of health and provide a balance of nutrients you need," she said. "I eat them every day, and you should too."
Fortunately, they couldn't be simpler to add to your menu - keep reading to see for yourself.