12 Foods That The World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Ever wondered what kind of foods the world’s healthiest people are eating? Wonder no more! Dr. Steven Bowers and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers have interviewed people from around the world to ask them about their habits to keep them healthy and fit into old age. In the book Secrets Of The World’s Healthiest People, the Bowers give us insight into common foods that the world’s healthiest people eat. Read on to discover the foods that the healtiest people in the world swear by!

Tart Cherries


Tart cherries are packed with anti-inflammatory compounds that ease stress, promote a healthy brain and help you fall asleep!



Did you know that avocados have more potassium than a banana? Avocados are also loaded with healthy monounsaturated fats that are good for your heart and keeping your body at a healthy weight. Avocados are also loaded with appetite suppressing fiber! Over avocado toast? Try out this avocado smoothie recipe!



Honey is not only a natural sweetener, it’s also a powerful antioxidant! Swap out sugar for honey and you can have a healthy sweetener for smoothies, oatmeal, tea, coffee and so much more! Try this soothing honey sage tea when you want a caffeine free treat.



If you want to get the most out of garlic’s potent health benefits, Dr. Bowers recommends eating it raw. Allicin, the active ingredient in garlic helps to stabilize blood pressure and blood sugar, protects your cells from oxidative damage, and keeps your cholesterol levels low.

Black Pepper


Black pepper is great for spicing up a bland dish and it’s also packed with health benefits! Black pepper is antibacterial and an antioxidant that is known for its ability to help break down fat.



Ginger is excellent for preventing blood clots, keeping cholesterol levels low, and stabilizing blood sugar in individuals with type 2 diabetes! In a study of 261 participants with osteoarthritis, those who consumed ginger extract twice a day experienced less pain than participants who did not!

Dark Chocolate

dark chocolate

65 year old Asha Mittal is not only the worlds healthiest person – she also loves dark chocolate. It’s the only sweet she’ll touch!



If you hate broccoli, you haven’t tried one of these ridiculously good recipes! Broccoli is filled with antioxidants, folic acid, vitamin K and C, potassium and fiber!



Drinking black coffee is one of the best things you can drink to keep your body healthy! Coffee has been linked to reducing certain types of cancers, heart diabetes and diabetes. Coffee is healthy all on it’s own, but if you want to make your morning cup a little healthier try adding ¼ cup of turmeric, cinnamon or cardamom to every cup of ground of coffee before you brew it!

Chia Seeds

chia seeds fruit

These tiny little seeds are packed with some impressive health benefits! Chia seeds aid in digestion, promote strong, healthy, bones and they keep your heart healthy!



Magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron and vitamins B6 and C, E and K are just a few of the many nutrients that you’ll find in spinach!



Murray Grossan hasn’t had a cold in 10 years. He attributes this to his daily yogurt.

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