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Five foods to
add to your
diet this year
THEY SAY that variety
is the spice of life, and
it’s especially true when
it comes to diet. The
more variety, the more
vitamins and minerals
we feed our bodies. This year, why not add
these super health foods to your diet?
you don’t want to take a supplement, hemp
seed is a cheap, easy way to get omega-3s.
Vegan gluten-free veggie patties
These low-calorie patties are a great
option for picky kids (and adults) who
are looking for an easy way to eat more
vegetables. Veggie patties give you a burger-like experience without the calories and
If white rice is a staple in your diet,
you’re missing out on a whole new rice
world. Black rice has been around for
thousands of years, but only now is it getting the attention it deserves. Evidence
suggests that black rice may have more
cancer-fighting antioxidants than blue-berries or blackberries. It’s also loaded with
fiber and B vitamins.
Looking to lose weight? Goal number
one is to stop drinking calories, but that
doesn’t mean chugging down the fake stuff
weight. C easy, tasty and hydrating,
Frozen oatmeal with
Numerous research studies
prove that breakfast is the most
important meal of the day.
Breakfast eaters tend to weigh
less and are healthier than those
who skip it. But, many people
say they’re just too busy in the
morning. The solution? Buy
some frozen oatmeal and frozen
cherries for a quick, microwave-able breakfast high in fiber and
antioxidants. The oatmeal will
help keep you fuller for longer,
and the cherries will help your
body fight off nasty free radicals.
Costco member Kristin
Kirkpatrick is the
manager of wellness
nutrition services at
the Cleveland Clinic
Wellness Institute (http://
When it comes to taking in
omega- 3 fatty acids (shown to
help fight inflammation, keep
the brain healthy and decrease
the risk of heart attack), a little bit
of hemp seed goes a long way.
Throw some in a smoothie, stir
into yogurt or even sprinkle some
on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. If you don’t like fish and
The Costco Connection All of these foods, and many more, are available at most Costco locations. t
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