Strawberries are an excellent source of ellagic acid, a plant compound that can cause cancer cells to commit suicide before they amount to serious trouble.
As vegetables go, corn ranks among the highest in protein. It's also a good source of thiamine a B vitamin involved in energy production.
In addition to giving melons a pretty glow, beta carotene helps boost the strength of your body's immune system, protecting you against infections, cancer, and signs of premature aging.
Calcium from milk and other dairy foods helps boost fat loss throughout your body--especially around your gut--while helping to Preserve your hard-earned muscle.
Stand tall with shrimp. These crustaceans harbor the vitamin D your body needs to absorb bone-building calcium from milk and other foods.
Intense exercise boosts your body's requirement for a performance-enhancing amino acid called glutamine. Scallops and shrimp are loaded with the compound.
Low Carb and Lovin' It airs Weds at 5 p.m. and weekends at 9 a.m. ET/PT on Food Network.
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