Superfoods for body and mind




People who eat "superfoods" are subjected to consuming foods that are very rich in nutrients. These said nutrients include minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins. These nutrients outweigh the number of calories that are present in its contents. Finding antioxidants is quite common in some foods. They help us get rid of free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are natural byproducts of energy production, but they can do bad things to the body if they get into it. They help stop or reverse the effects of free radicals, which are linked to the following health problems: cancer, heart troubles, arthritis, emphysema, etc. To give a better account of what superfoods are, here are some examples of the 5 most common superfoods.


Broccoli


Named for the shape of their petals, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says cruciferous vegetables have many health benefits, such as lowering your risk for cancer. They also keep heart attacks and strokes away.


They can be considered as a type of cruciferous vegetable that has tons of fibres. Fibre is good for you, but it also makes you feel full longer, which could help you lose weight, according to research from the past.


Spinach


Popeye just might be the perfect example to showcase how Spinach is a certified superfood. Well, as exaggerated cartoons are, spinach has been scientifically proven to be an excellent source of Vitamin A, B2, B8, C, E, and K. The entire alphabet seems like this superfood pack when it comes to nutritious contents. Additionally, you'll discover high levels of manganese, folate, magnesium, copper, iron, calcium, and potassium. This vegetable is brimming with beneficial nutrients for your body and teeth.


Goji Berries


Goji berries are red little fruits that come from Asia. They are quite sweet and sour in taste and have many health benefits giving them a spot on this list. They are so good for you that many fitness enthusiasts like to dry and powderize them to mix with their health drinks.

Goji berries are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A and Vitamin C that protect you from inflammations, eye disease, cancer, diabetes, etc.

Nuts

You can never become nuts by consuming way too many of them! At least not healthwise that is. Consuming nuts like almonds, walnuts, peanuts, and just about any variants will not only keep you healthy and alert but will also help maintain the health of your hair and skin.

According to researchers, consuming a handful of nuts every day can help lower your chance of developing heart disease and diabetes. They also host an excellent source of antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, and beneficial oils.


Chlorella


Chlorella is another tasty and healthy addition to this list. It is a type of algae which is more commonly known as seaweed. It’s quite delicion all on its own and can also be used to enhance the taste of food due to its umami taste profile.

It’s also very healthy as well. It helps with depression, menstrual cramps, iron imbalance, high cholesterol, etc.


Salmon


If fishes were super then Salmon would have superman’s costume. Fish oils are a good choice for treatment of skin and hair conditions. Everyday consumption of fish such as Salmon is beneficial to your health, ranging from avoiding heart disease to smoothing your skin.


Salmons are also very cooperative when it comes to weight reduction and improving your mood. They also reduce the effects of arthritis. Salmon is a good source of vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids.


Eggs


Due to their high cholesterol level, eggs have long been a contentious issue in the nutrition industry, yet they remain one of the healthiest foods. B vitamins, choline, selenium, vitamin A, iron, and phosphorus are all abundant in whole eggs.

Despite concerns about egg intake and excessive cholesterol, research shows that consuming up to 6–12 eggs per week has no discernible effect on the risk of heart disease or diabetes.


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