What are nutrient-dense foods?

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

Nutrient density is a measure of the number of nutrients a food contains in comparison to the number of calories. Food is more nutrient-dense when the level of nutrients is high in relationship to the number of calories the food contains. Nutrient-dense foods are rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients important for your health without too much saturated fat, added sugars and sodium: All organic fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish, proteins, legumes, nuts and seeds. Source: heart.org/nutraphoria.com

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