The saying is "You are what you eat" and there is no denying that if you take care of your body with healthy and scrumptious nutrition, it will take care of you.

Many fruits and vegetables come into season during this time of year. Here is a list of 5 of the healthiest foods for the spring!

  • 1

    Asparagus

    Being a key nutrient for women of childbearing age, asparagus is a great source of potassium and vitamins A and C.

  • 2

    Artichokes

    Artichokes are an amazing source of fiber, vitamin C, folate and magnesium.

  • 3

    Cherries

    Who says ice cream is the only time we should cherish the cherries? Cherries contain a good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin C. This snack has been shown to fight inflammation in conditions like arthritis.

  • 4

    Salmon

    Filled with protein and omega-3 fatty acids, salmon also helps to protect the heart.

  • 5

    Strawberries

    With only 45 calories per cup, strawberries offer vitamin C and folate. Strawberries help stave off the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.