Foods You Probably Aren't Eating -- But Should

05/06/2011 08:43 am ET | Updated Jul 06, 2011

Many of my clients submit food logs to me regularly, and the one common theme I see on these logs is repetition. While their eating habits significantly improve over time, their actual food choices rarely vary. We can all get stuck in a food rut, but doing so may mean that we are missing out on certain essential vitamins and minerals, and consequently, we are missing out on a variety of ways to live longer and better. I advise my clients to throw a food curveball in every once in a while and explore the world beyond their typical pantry and refrigerator. Here are five foods you may want to add to your menu!