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Aggregate Nutrient density Index (ANDI)

Aggregate Nutrient density Index (ANDI) is a score assigned to whole foods that contain the highest nutrients per calorie as Dr. Joel Fuhrman describes in his book, Eat for Health.  Each of these while foods is given a score based on the equation H=N/C, which is that the health of a food is equal to the nutrients it delivers per calorie.  Each ANDI score is based on a possible score of 1,000-0, with 1,000 being the most nutrient dense and 0 being the least nutrient dense.  Kale, Mustard Greens, Collard Greens, and Watercress all receive a score of 1,000 using the H=N/C equation, while foods like meat, seafood, and dairy products receive scores below 50 and are not considered by Dr. Fuhrman to be healthy.  Fuhrman argues in his book that a nutrient dense diet can prevent or even reverse diseases and also might reverse obesity

The system has been adopted by Whole Foods Market grocery stories for certain items

Eat Right America's ANDI Scores
Kale 1000   Cantaloupe 100   Walnuts 34
Collards 1000   Kidney Beans 100   Grapes 31
Bok Choy 824   Sweet Potato 83   White Potato 31
Spinach 739   Sunflower Seeds 78   Bannana 30
Brussels Sprouts 672   Apple 76   Chicken Breast 27
Arugula 559   Peach 73   Eggs 27
Cabbage 481   Green Peas 70   Peanut Butter 26
Romaine 389   Cherries 68   Whole Wheat Bread 25
Broccoli 376   Flax Seeds 65   Feta Cheese 21
Cauliflower 295   Sesame Seeds 65   Whole Milk 20
Green Pepper 258   Pinapple 64   Ground Beef 20
Artichoke 244   Oatmeal 51   White Pasta 18
Carrots 240   Mango 50   White Bread 18
Asparagus 234   Cucumber 48   Apple Juice 16
Strawberry 212   Pistachio Nuts 48   Swiss Cheese 15
Pomeg. Juice 193   Soybeans 48   Low fat Yogurt 14
Tomato 164   Corn 44   Potato Chips 11
Blueberries 130   Salmon 39   American Cheese 10
Iceberg 110   Almonds 38   Vanilla Ice Cream 9
Orange 109   Shrimp 38   Olive Oil 9
Lentils 104   tofu 37   French Fries 7
      Avocado 37   Cola 0.6
      Skim Milk 36      

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