There are various foods in the superfood category, which contain antioxidants, fiber, minerals and vitamins. Superfoods are great for the nervous system, protective against cardiovascular diseases, help in reducing inflammation, and are great for the immune system as well.
Take advantage of the great range of superfood staples available in your local supermarkets and health food stores. They are easy to eat, readily available in nearly every market and grocery store.
Most people know that tomatoes are a fruit. They provide lycopene, a substance that boosts a person’s bone structure and immune system. They contain 9-oxo-odica, which dissolves fat and has been known to reduce the risk of cancer and heart diseases. They are also delicious and nutritious and may be easily incorporated into your diet.
It is the main ingredient in many foods. It is used to make sauces, soups, salads, pizzas, lasagna, pastas, and so on. Do you remember the tomato soup I made last year?
Besides being loaded with vitamins A, B, C, E and K, these dark green leafy vegetables are a good source of calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, chloride, and folate. Spinach may be beneficial for the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, lowering the risk of diabetes and reducing blood pressure. It is also beneficial for the building healthy skin tissues and promoting blood cell growth.
Make a simple sauteed spinach recipe in a pan, make it into salads, sprinkle it over pasta, and add it into your smoothies.
3. A cup of green tea
Green tea is my favorite. There are many varieties of tea such as – black, green, white, oolong, but my favorite is green. Green tea is becoming increasingly popular nowadays, especially in the fitness industry. With antioxidants, it could reduce the risk of diabetes, heart attack, stroke and cancer. It contains less caffeine than coffee, helps with weight loss and keep the immune system strong. Add a teaspoon to lukewarm water or add milk or lemon to taste and sip.
It’s a dairy product that can also be prepared at home. Yogurt has plenty of health benefits such as strengthening bones, ensuring proper digestion, and boosting immunity. It is also an excellent source of calcium and potassium.
The thick yogurt is great for making smoothies, adding to soups and curries and cooking with tofu or paneer.
The oatmeal is a great breakfast as it is filling high in vitamins and minerals. The oatmeal is an excellent source of fiber, potassium and calcium, making it a natural superfood, which helps in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Eat it as a porridge replacement, sprinkle it over cereal, or put it in your smoothie. It is great for breakfast, snack, and post-workout snack.
In my opinion, sprouts are the most convenient and healthy superfood. They boost your energy and are packed with vitamins and minerals such as protein, vitamin B1 and B6, vitamin K, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous and zinc. Sprouts are the most convenient and healthy superfood.
You Can Add them in salads, coleslaw.
7. Purple carrots
As its name suggests, purple carrots are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory qualities. According to a study conducted in Australia, purple carrots are the next major superfood. They contain limited information but are high in anti-inflammatory compounds. A low calorie vegetable, which contains dietary fibre, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, that’s rich with anthocyanin and perfect for treating neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.
In addition to salads, you can also add them to smoothies or stir-fry them.
There are numerous health benefits that garlic has to offer including anti-oxidants like vitamin C, manganese, copper, and biotin. It may also help control sugar level and may help if it is taken by people suffering from type1 and type2 diabetes. In addition, garlic has strong anti-cancer properties, anti-inflammatory properties, and antibacterial properties. Its high sulphuric content lowers cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, and improves the immune system and digestive health.
It can be used to enhance the flavor in a variety of dishes, such as soups, dips, stir fries, stews, etc.
The cheapest and tastiest superfood, lentils – also known as pulses – are widely eaten throughout Asian and Indian cultures. Lentils is a nutritious and high protein food. They are thought to lower blood sugar levels and keep you full for hours.
You can make lentil soup or curries with bean varieties, serve them with quesadillas and other fillings, add them to salads, or eat them with Indian breads and rice.
The roots of the beet are deep red in color. They have a sweet and earthy flavor. Beet is also used as a natural coloring agent. Their roots contain vitamins A, B and C, potassium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and fiber. This food is good for treating anemia, indigestion, cancer, and heart disease. Beets are also good for pregnant women since they contain Vitamin B. Beets are low in calories and high in carbs. Vitamin C is good for treating cancer and preventing respiratory problems.
In addition to salads, soups and pickles, beetroot can also be prepared into a drink.