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  • Artichokes
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Cantaloupes
  • Leafy green vegetables (such as beet greens, Swiss chard, and broccoli)
  • Orange juice
  • Prunes and prune juice
  • Papayas
  • Potatoes with skin
  • Tomatoes
  • Beans and peas, including lima beans
  • Fish, shellfish, and clams
  • Low-fat and fat-free dairy
  • Nuts (including almonds, Brazil nuts, peanuts, soy nuts, and pistachios)

From: Parents' Grocery Shopping Tips WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids, 2002/2005, Food and Nutrition Board, National Academies Press.

Gidding S.S. , February 2006. Pediatrics

Fox, M.K. 2004. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Taylor, C.A. August 2007. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Johnson, L. , April 2008. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Fulgoni, V.L., May 2008.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,

Anderson, M. August 2006. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Nutrients in Food, by Elizabeth Hands from ESHA Research, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on April 10, 2018

SOURCES:

Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids, 2002/2005, Food and Nutrition Board, National Academies Press.

Gidding S.S. , February 2006. Pediatrics

Fox, M.K. 2004. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Taylor, C.A. August 2007. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Johnson, L. , April 2008. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Fulgoni, V.L., May 2008.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,

Anderson, M. August 2006. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,

Nutrients in Food, by Elizabeth Hands from ESHA Research, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on April 10, 2018

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