After analysing more than 1,000 raw foods, researchers ranked the ingredients that provide the best balance of your daily nutritional requirements – and they found a few surprises.
As a taster, the top five most nutritious foods are:
5. CHIA SEEDS
Tiny black seeds that contain high amounts of dietary fibre, protein, a-linolenic acid, phenolic acids and vitamins.
Sole and flounder species. Generally free from mercury and a good source of essential nutrient vitamin B1.
3. OCEAN PERCH
The Atlantic species. A deep-water fish sometimes called rockfish. High in protein, low in saturated fats.
Cherimoya fruit is fleshy and sweet with a white pulp. Rich in sugar and vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and potassium
Rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids. Promote cardiovascular health and may help diabetes.
You can browse the full list in this scientific paper