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Here Are The 10 Foods Dr. Oz Always Recommends

Changing our eating habits can seem overwhelming. It's so hard to remember which nutrients we need more of and what to avoid, but as always Dr. Oz knows how to make things simple.

Whether you're looking to lose weight, keep your brain healthy or improve your cholesterol, Dr. Oz has narrowed down just the right food for the job.

Try adding these 10 ingredients to your grocery cart and see how much better you feel. There's guaranteed to be something on here for even the pickiest eaters.

1. Oatmeal

There are lots of health benefits to this breakfast classic, including its high fiber and the way it can help lower your cholesterol, but the biggest advantage to starting your day with oatmeal is cutting added sugar out of your diet.

2. Lean Chicken Breast

This is one of the healthiest meats you can buy, and there's no shortage of recipes to make with it. Try adding some to your lunch and you'll feel full throughout the day.

3. Nuts

Pick your favorite: pistachios, almonds, hazelnuts, they're all loaded with healthy fat that protects your brain from dementia and gives you an energy boost to fight fatigue.

4. Blueberries

This healthy snack is a tasty way to add a serving of fruit to your day. They're low in calories but full of flavor (and nutrients like vitamin C).

5. Chickpeas

You can add these veggies to almost any meal, or eat them on their own. They're also a source of protein, so a handful between meals will make you feel full.

6. Salmon

Another healthy source of protein. Salmon is also full of Omega-3 fatty acids, which helps almost every aspect of your health, including keeping your brain young.

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7. Olive Oil

An easy way to make all your meals more nutritious is to use olive oil in your cooking. It's one of the healthiest choices for cooking oil, because it's rich in oleic acid, which reduces inflammation throughout your body.

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8. Beans

Skip the baked version for something plain, then add flavor with spices or sauces. Legumes like beans combine the healthy aspects of veggies and proteins, plus they're a good source of fiber.

9. Soy Burgers And Hot Dogs

It may sound extreme, but swapping out your burger for this healthy substitute is actually a pretty easy switch. Soy meats have less fat and calories, and less unhealthy trans fats than packed meats.

10. Lime

You can swap lime juice for the unhealthier parts of your diet. Try lime water instead of soda and drizzle it on your salad instead of dressing. Who says eating healthy can't taste great?

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