5 superfoods for a long, healthy life.

Cruciferous vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kale, and arugula. These veggies are high in nutrients.

Olive oil.

Rich in healthful fats and antioxidants, olive oil has potent anti-inflammatory qualities. Increased use of olive oil is associated with longer life


One of the healthiest foods for your body is berries. According to Eric Rimm, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and nutrition, "people who eat more berries seem to live a little bit longer on average."


Living a longer and better life has been associated with eating just a handful of nuts every day.

According to a research done over a 30-year period and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, those who ate nuts every day had a 20% lower chance of passing away.

Beans and legumes

According to Healthline, beans and legumes are a great source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and plant-based protein.

According to author Dan Buettner, who spent decades studying "blue zones"—regions where people live long, healthy lives and frequently pass away at the age of 100—life spans are greater in regions of the world where people habitually consume beans and legumes.

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