Here we provide details of the top foods considered to be the most healthy,
according to surveys and sources across the United States and Western Europe.
There are numerous diets that promote weight loss,
sometimes in an unhealthy way. Fad crash dieting, for instance,
is potentially dangerous.

The most important thing to remember,
is that a balanced diet is the true secret to healthful eating.

1. Brazil nut

Brazil nuts, (Bertholletia excels) are some of the most healthful nuts on the planet. In Brazil, they are called 'á' - which translates as "chestnuts from Pará." Pará is a state in northern Brazil.
They are rich in protein and carbohydrates. They are also excellent sources of vitamin B-1 (thiamine), vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc.

2. Lentils

Lentils are a pulse that is used in many cuisines throughout the world; notably, South East Asian countries like Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka.

3. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is meal made from rolled or ground oats. Interest in oatmeal has increased considerably over the last 20 years because of its health benefits.