Fitness & Nutrition

Characteristics of hearts of palm that make them an excellent food choice

Heart of palm characteristics

Maybe you have heard about hearts of palm and asked what are they?

Hearts of palm are exactly what they sound like: they are the inner part of a palm tree. It’s a nutritious vegetable with a soft texture and mild flavor. They are available canned at most supermarkets, making it a simple way to add flavor and nutrition to your meals.

It is important to know that in order to keep heart of palm as healthy as possible; you might look for reduced-sodium versions. Enjoy hearts of palm on its own, or add it to a tossed green salad.

Top a Caesar salad with heart of palm to add a boost of flavor and nutrition. Layer heart of palm into a lean turkey or chicken sandwich, or use it in place of lettuce on your favorite burger.

There are many options… Enjoy them!

 

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