Aisle 1: Produce
Reach for: Brightly hued fruits and veggies such as carrots, broccoli, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and oranges
►The payoff: Colorful produce is chock-full of phytonutrients, which may ward off certain cancers as well as heart disease. Fruits and vegetables are also a source of plant sterols, a natural ingredient that can help to lower cholesterol levels.
Reach for: Romaine lettuce, spinach or arugula
►The payoff: Leafy greens have plenty of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help you avoid heart disease and possibly certain cancers.