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While you can buy several versions of cornmeal, many grocery stores offer the whole-grain type complete with corn germ, a source of heart-healthy polyunsaturated fat. Another perk: Cornmeal contains about three times as many antioxidants (notably lutein and zeaxanthin, which may help ward off age-related vision problems) as brown rice flour.

Make It a Meal
Blueberries add an extra dose of antioxidants to this comforting concoction from Newgent.

Get the recipe: Berry-Walnut Cornmeal

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