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Here are six of the best nutrition heroes for women, with great-tasting recipes to match. To reap their benefits, include two to three servings of each of these foods in your weekly meal plan.
These sweet-tart fruits and their juice help protect the heart by lowering blood pressure, increasing blood flow to the heart, and preventing hardening of the arteries, Evans says. Because of its powerful anti-inflammatory effect, pomegranate juice also may help ward off osteoarthritis.
Pomegranate, Fennel, and Blood Orange Salad
Serves 6 / Serving tip: Serve with a simple entrée of roast chicken and sautéed broccoli, brussels sprouts, or other cruciferous vegetables. View recipe.
Roasted Squash and Pomegranate Seeds on Arugula
Turkey, Pear, and Pomegranate Salad with Cranberry-Chipotle Dressing
Sautéed Kale with Pomegranate Seeds
Pomegranate-Spinach Salad with Cabernet Dressing
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