6 Superfoods That Aren’t on Your Radar

Good things come in small packages—and make great snack foods.

By Emily Main

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six superfood that are not on your radarPapaya seeds

Addicted to pomegranate seeds? Then give papayas a try. Popular in Hawaiian cuisine, the seeds are often ground up and used like pepper in salad dressings and other foods, Palmer says. The seeds are rich in oleic and palmitic acids, two fatty acids thought to ward off cancer, and in traditional Chinese medicine, a teaspoon of papaya seeds is often given to detoxify the liver.

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