Nutritious Foods

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Eating healthfully doesn’t always mean higher prices at the grocery store.  In fact, some of the most nutritious foods can be found for pennies at local markets.

“Super foods,” as they’re sometimes called, is the catch phrase used for nutrient-dense foods that sometimes have disease-fighting properties, such as antioxidants, said Jonathan Allen, coordinator of the interdepartmental nutrition program at N.C. State University’s Department of Food Bio-processing & Nutrition Sciences.

And while these super foods aren’t the only foods you should eat as part of a well-balanced diet, their prices make them a bargain — especially when you consider the costs of health care.

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