The term ‘super food’ has gained a clout in recent times. Super foods are easily available and are economical. You see, nothing is more important than your health. A healthy person lives a happier and more productive life. Including these ‘super foods’ in your diet will not only boost your health but will also keep you active and fresh. Most of them are easily available in your nearby shops. If not, you can easily order them online.
Acai is extracted from the south American palm tree. It is rich in anti-oxidants, healthy fats, and dietary fibers. It is good for our cardiovascular and digestive health. Also, Acai battles free radicals. You should prefer beauty products that are rich in Acai as it is very good for the skin. You can easily buy acai online through many e-tailors.
Bee Pollen is obtained from the collects on the bodies of bees. It is rich in Vitamins, Carbohydrates, and Lipids. Bee Pollen removes fatigue and is good for our digestive health. Also, It helps in asthma and allergies. An optimum choice to increase energy and vitality in your days. Make sure to not heat the bee pollens, heating will destroy the health benefits. You can add bee pollens in your daily smoothies.
Cacao is another super food that you should be eating. It is a bean from south and Mesoamerica. It is rich in anti oxidants, lipids, and Magnesium. Cacao is known for its anti-depressant properties. It is great for our cardio vascular health as well. Cacao is also known to battle free radicles. Raw dark chocolate containing cacao is extra beneficial.
Chia seeds are the most commonly sprinkled seeds on green smoothies. They are crunchy and delicious. Plus, Chia seeds have loads of nutrients. They are rich in anti oxidants, calcium and protein. Chia seeds increases energy, digestive health and cholesterol levels. You can easily soak chia seeds to create a gel that can replace eggs as well.
We are used to using coconut oil for our hair. But do you know the parachute coconut oil you use is edible? Yes, it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the coconut meat. It is rich in lactic acid and dietary fiber. It boosts digestive and cardiovascular health. It is great for weight loss and immune function as well. Coconut oil is best used tropically and is known to cure infections. You can even substitute your daily cooking oil with coconut oil. A healthy and delicious treat!
Goji Berries is the next super food that can transform your health. They are obtained from the Chinese shrubs. Goji berries ae rich in anti oxidants, amino acids and vitamins. They enhance mental and cardiovascular health. Also, they enhance our immune function. Goji berries have more vitamin C than oranges. So, it’s time you substitute some oranges with goji berries.
Kelp is obtained from shallow sea water kelp forest. It is a super food you must be consuming frequently. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, and calcium. It enhances our cellular metabolism and thyroid function. Also, it is great for our digestive health. So, include kelp in your weekly diet and live a long happy life.
Maca root is yet another super food that will keep you healthy and active. It is obtained from Tuberous Peruvian Vegetable. It is rich in amino acids, vitamins, and important enzymes. Maca Root is known to enhance libido levels and mental function. It also increases energy and hormonal function. Add maca powder to your morning smoothie to feel energized and active through out the day.
Manuka honey is obtained from New Zealand bees that pollinate the Manuka bush. It is rich in enzymes, Hydrogen peroxide, and proteins. It is great for stomach ulcers, wound healing, and soothes heart burns. A spoon of manuka honey can heal a sour throat. Also, it can be applied to mouth ulcers.
I’ve already talked about the health benefits of spirulina in previous posts. It’s health benefits make it the most popular super food in the market today. It is obtained from the blue green algae and is a immunity booster. Spirulina has much more calcium content than milk and has more proteins than meat. It has 4 times the anti oxidants present in citrus fruits. Adding a spoonful of spirulina in your daily smoothie can increase your immunity function, weight loss, and body energy. It is safe to be used during pregnancy and breast feeding as well. Also, it boosts fertility. Just consult your General physician before starting spirulina,
I’ll end it with a great quote by Ken Hill- “Food is your body’s fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.”