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Full of vitamin B6 and good for your heart and brain!

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High in protein as well as iron.

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More calcium than milk and more vitamin C than an orange!

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Sweet potato

Packed with the antioxidant beta carotene, and a good source of potassium and vitamin C.

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Chock-full of vitamins and fibre for a filling on-the-go snack.

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Wheat-free and protein-full, quinoa is a hearty, healthy alternative to rice.

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Full of the good fats. Not to mention creamy and delicious!

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Sesame seeds

High in calcium and minerals. Delicious tossed through salads.

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Shown to offer immune-boosting effects.

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Flax seeds/linseeds

Loaded with omega-3. Great in smoothies.

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Full of nitrates, which lower blood pressure.

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High in fibre and has powerful detoxifying properties.

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Has been found to lower your risk of certain cancers.

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One of the richest sources of antioxidants, which can help fight off diseases.

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Rich in omega-3!

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Loaded with fibre, iron and magnesium.

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Black beans

Protein-packed and full of antioxidants – which may reduce your risk of cancer.

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A potent anti-inflammatory that studies suggest helps prevent type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

WTF? (What's that food??)

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Nutritional yeast

OK, we know the name isn't catchy, but this natural, cheesy-flavoured condiment is delicious and a great source of B vitamins. Use it to make vegan cheese sauces and sprinkle it like parmesan.

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A versatile food made from soy beans that comes in a variety of textures. High in protein, low in fat and a great addition to stir-fries, curries and wraps.

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Tempeh (tem-pay)

A soy product similar to tofu in its ability to take on any flavour you choose, but with a ‘meatier’ texture. Perfect on a burger or to bulk up a salad.

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