Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s ANDI Scores (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index)

Greens micronutrients

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Eggs on wheat toast for breakfast, a turkey sandwich for lunch, and chicken with pasta primavera for dinner. Sounds like a healthy diet, right? While many nutritionists say yes, some experts, like author Joel Fuhrman, tapped by Whole Foods Market in 2009 to help develop a new nutritional program, argue that many diets – even those considered healthy – are dangerously lacking in micronutrients: the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals (good-for-you plant chemicals) that doctors believe reduce the risk of weight gain, obesity, and chronic diseases like cancer. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

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