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Six foods you should eat every day, and why

Make your daily diet healthy and balanched by adding some must-have food items, reports huffingtonpost.com.

Make your daily diet healthy and balanched by adding some must-have food items, reports huffingtonpost.com. (Text: IANS)

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Blueberries: Blueberries are rich in fiber and vitamins A and C and boost cardiovascular health. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Carrots: Most red, yellow, or orange vegetables and fruits are spiked with carotenoids - fat-soluble compounds that are associated with a reduction in a wide range of cancers, as well as reduced risk and severity of inflammatory conditions such as asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Spinach: It is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Folate also increases blood flow to the nether regions, helping to protect you against age-related sexual issues. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Tomatoes: There are two things you need to know about tomatoes: Red are the best, because they're packed with more of the antioxidant lycopene; and processed tomatoes are just as potent as fresh ones, because it's easier for the body to absorb the lycopene. Studies show that a diet rich in lycopene can decrease your risk of bladder, lung, prostate, skin, and stomach cancers, as well as reduce the risk of coronary artery disease. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Yogurt: That helps boost your immune system. (Source: Thinkstock Images)