Superfood : The Top 10 for your health
Superfood is a term used to describe foods with health benefits.
They are a category of foods found in nature, they have few calories and are dense in supply of nutrients. Superfood contain a large amount of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals. A lot of good things you can eat to be healthier !
This is a small purple berry that comes from the açai palm tree, native to South America.
Açai is source of antioxidants, oleic acid (or Omega-9) and fiber.
Benefits : Help prevent heart disease and cancers, Strengthen your immune system and Anti-Aging effects
#2 Chia Seeds
This tiny seed comes from a flowering plant in the mint family, native to Mexico and Guatemala.
Chia seeds are rich in fiber, calcium, magnesium, protein and vitamins (A, B, E, and D)
Benefits : Weight loss, Bone health and Lower risk of heart disease
Really popular, this fruit is nearly miraculous for its benefits.
Blueberries contains antioxidants, flavonoids, fiber, manganese and C vitamin.
Benefits : Help preserve memory function and prevent from cancers, heart disease, stomach ulcers and hypertension
#4 Goji Berries
Also called wolfberries, these orange-red berries are native to India.
Goji Berries are source of vitamins (A, B, C, E), antioxidants, essential amino acids and nutrients.
Benefits : Boost your immune system and Enhance detoxification
Among nuts, walnuts stand out for their unique benefits.
Walnuts are rich in Omega-3, melatonin, copper, E vitamin and fiber.
Benefits : Protect your brain, Help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and Lower cholesterol levels
All kind of beans help raise levels of Leptin : the “satiety hormone”.
Beans contains protein, fiber, B vitamin, folate, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium.
Benefits : Weight loss, Help maintain healthy brain, cell and skin, and Lower cholesterol levels
Popeye was right to eat spinach…but not for iron, as it is not the better source for it.
Spinach are rich in antioxidants, vitamins (K, C), calcium, beta-carotene and magnesium.
Benefits : Bone health, Anti-inflammatory properties, Protective against eye diseases
This tiny grain is the most popular Superfood.
Quinoa is source of protein, fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and amino acids.
Benefits : Anti-inflammatory properties, Lower cholesterol levels, Digestion and Longevity
This small red berry is native to North America.
Cranberries contains polyphenols, antioxidants, fiber, vitamins (C, E, K) and copper.
Benefits : Help prevent heart disease, Lower cholesterol levels and Prevent urinary infections
#10 Dark Chocolate
What a good news ! Dark chocolate is also a Superfood.
Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants, polyphenols, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and zinc.
Benefits : Help prevent from hypertension, Reduce inflammation and Lower stress
When possible, we recommend enjoying raw Superfood as it provide you with greatest nutritional benefits and a better flavor.
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