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Healthy Food List #19: Best Nutrition For Better Fitness

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1. Milk: Contains slow-digesting casein proteins (keeping energy levels uo duringa  longer period). Also promotes levels of sleep-inducing serotonin and melatonin.

2. Dried fruit (dried fruits like apricots, raisins and mango): Rich in fiber, potassium and many viatmins and minerals. Have concentrated carbohydrates, which improves your energy levels. 

3.  Green vegetables (Broccoli, kale, spinach and green cabbage): Rich in oxidants that fight free radicals, as well as many vitamins and minerals.

4. Sweet potatoes: Rich in beta-carotene, iron, fibre and vitamin C. Better than regualr potato. Also rich in potassium, an electrolyte which can help ward off muscle cramping during exercise.

5. Tomatoes: Rich in Vitamin C and lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.

6. Bananas: Instant nutrients. Some say the peels must also be eaten,as they are rich in potassium.

7. Brazil nuts: Rich in selenium, which helps to maintain a healthy immune system and can help protect against heart disease and cancers. 

8. Blueberries: Rich in powerful antioxidants, which fight off free radicals (harmful for our cells).

9. Salmon: Rich in Omega 3 fatty acid, which helps keep our heart healthy and slows down the ageing process.

10. Cocoa: Contains magnesium, antioxidants and amino acids.