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5. Sun Dried Tomatoes (Your bones will thank you)

Tomatoes contain many health benefits. However, because of their high moisture content, they can quickly deteriorate. Drying out tomatoes by removing the water content can greatly preserve the life of tomatoes. Sun dried tomatoes are especially high in protein and fiber content.

A cup of sun dried tomatoes also contains 39% of the recommended daily intake (RDI) of potassium, and 82% of the RDI of iron for men. Sun dried tomatoes are a great source of B complex vitamins. In addition they are a good source of calcium for bone health.

6. Dry Roasted Soybeans (Fill up on essential amino acids)

A 100 gram serving of dry roasted soybeans contains 6 grams of fiber. This fiber is a great asset for helping reduce high levels of cholesterol, as well as helping to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Soybeans are also a great source of protein, containing more than any other plant product. They’re the only vegetable product that contains all eight essential amino acids.

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