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The 50 best foods for healthy living

Whether you're looking for more energy, better digestion, heart/brain health, an immune system boost or foods to help you lost weight the healthy way

Siobhan Norton
Wednesday 06 May 2015 11:47 BST

It’s a culinary minefield out there - low fat vs low carb, caveman diets vs vegan, Dukan vs Atkins. We know by now that having our local chip-shop on speed-dial is not the way to go when it comes to a balanced diet, but how do we navigate the supermarket aisles to ensure good health?

So we’ve compiled 50 great foods to include on your shopping list - and why they will benefit you. This list is not exhaustive, nor are any of the foods exclusive to their categories, but what they all do have in common is they are fresh, natural, and are more than likely in your local supermarket, greengrocers or butchers, without the ‘health food’ price tag.

Scroll through the gallery for 5 foods within each of the following categories: digestion, immune system, skin hair and nails, weight loss, heart, brain, energy, bone health, men’s health, women’s health

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