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A large mix of healthy foods including salmon, blueberries, and kale.

20 Nutrient-Dense Ingredients To Add to Your Shopping List

Mar 12, 2021

Get the most nutrient-packed ingredients on your next shopping trip! Some foods provide a lot of calories without much nutritional value. Nutrient-dense foods, however, are rich in vitamins and minerals that fuel your body without added sugars, sodium, and saturated fat. Here’s our list of 20 foods to work into your diet to get the most out of your mealtime.

Our Shopping List for Nutrient-Dense Foods


Looking to make an even bigger change to your diet? Schedule an appointment with your St. Joseph primary care physician! They will work with you to develop a meal plan that can help you reduce your risk of disease and achieve better health. Then, find innovative and delicious ways to integrate healthful foods into your diet with our collection of nutritious recipes!

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American Heart | How Can I Eat More Nutrient-Dense Foods?