Passion Fruit

Passion fruit is rich in antioxidants and dietary fiber, which have been linked to a lower risk of conditions like heart disease and diabetes.

Lentil and Apricot Salad

Combining foods rich in Vitamin C, like apricots, tomatoes, and lemon juice, with iron-rich foods such as lentils, can improve the absorption of non-heme iron.

Iron

Iron is an important mineral for maintaining healthy blood.

Epazote

Epazote is rich in folates, calcium, copper, manganese, iron, and magnesium. Epazote is a herb used in Mesoamerican cooking since long before the Spanish conquest. Its strong musky flavor is appealing, but it also has a number of nutritional and medicinal benefits. It should be used in small quantities and is not recommended for pregnant…

Fava Bean

Fava beans are rich in iron, phosphorous, magnesium, and manganese. One serving packs 106% of the daily requirement of folates, important for preventing birth defects.

Chaya

Chaya is recommended in folk medicine for diabetes, obesity, kidney stones, hemorrhoids, acne, and eye problems.

Broccoli

Broccoli, which has more protein than most other vegetables, is also high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, and potassium.