Whether you're trying to stick to your New Year's resolutions or just hoping to get out of your Christmas cookie coma, winter's bounty provides plenty of opportunity to eat healthy, tasty superfoods — like these top picks from nutritionists.More
"Regular intake of cruciferous vegetables, like cauliflower, may help reduce the risk of certain cancers," says Alexandra Miller, R.D.N., corporate dietitian at Medifast. "This versatile vegetable can be found in white, purple, green, and orange varieties. Use cauliflower to make lower calorie and carbohydrate grain alternatives, such as cauliflower pizza crusts or cauliflower rice."
"This warming spice makes me think of winter — it's one of the main spices in curry," says Amy Gorin, R.D.N., owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in Jersey City, New Jersey. "Additionally, it contains curcumin, which preliminary research suggests may help in the prevention of Alzheimer's Disease." It's also one of the best spices to crush belly fat (cayenne pepper, ginger, and cinnamon are other good options).