The new year is now in full-swing, and those hopeful resolutions we made last month are but a fading memory for many of us. They shouldn't be, of course, particularly if those plans for 2012 centered around eating better in an effort to maximize energy and wellness.
Fortunately, hot on the heels of January is February, a month full of healthy superfoods -- rich in both nutrients and taste -- that make excellent additions to any healthy eating plan.
The kiwifruit is a good source of fiber, explained Jessica Crandall, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It's also rich in vitamins C and E and potassium. Taste-wise, it's juicy and just the right bit of tangy and can be a great depths-of-winter pick-me-up.