Superfoods, Better Moods

17 Superfoods That Fight Disease

These nutrient-packed foods can help ward off ailments ranging from heart disease to the common cold.
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Papayas

Why they're super: Trying to get more vitamin C in your diet? One cup of papaya cubes supplies more than 100% of your daily requirement, as well as a hefty dose of potassium and folate. It is also a good source of vitamins A and E, two powerful antioxidants that protect against heart disease and colon cancer.

How to enjoy them: Savor the rich, buttery flesh of this tropical fruit in smoothies and salads, or simply scoop it out of the shell with a spoon.

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