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Looking Past Appearances: 8 Ugly Super Foods


3. Noni

A trip through the exotic aisles of your local health food store, may reward you with a Polynesian noni fruit. Although the pale, green oval colored fruit with little nubs that resemble eyeballs scattered along the surface looks more like something you’d bring back from an exploration of Mars.

Polynesians have long used made noni into juice to drink as an energizing tonic. However, research conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, credits noni with natural immune-boosting, antioxidant, and even cancer-fighting benefits.

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