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7 Super Foods That Enhance Your Body’s Powerhouse

Super Foods

Contemporary life is fast and complicated and to keep with the fast pace of life we need super food. After thorough research, food experts and nutritionists have declared few foods as “super foods”.These foods are full of nutrition which our body needs. Not only are they high on nutrients, but provide to different bodily functions. Among them are:

1. Spinach

Our favorite character “Popeye” has it always, that’s the secret of his energy. You guessed it right, Spinach! Spinach has all the goodness as it comprises of high nutrients and is low in calories. Researchers have also proved that it prevents cardio-vascular diseases and cataracts. So next time munch some spinach salad with “Popeye”.

How to Consume

Have it in salads, soups or even pureed or with vegetable juices. Again, minimize cooking to get maximum benefits.

Spinach

2. Fish

Fish is considered as one of the food which has beneficial fats and is good for your heart. It contains Omega-3 fatty acid. It helps in improving cell rejuvenation, which in turn boosts healthier skin and hair.

How to Consume

It’s a good option to grill those salmon instead of the red meat which is high in protein. You can also bake it in the oven, with extra virgin olive oil for improved health.

Fish

3. Oatmeal

Oatmeal or oats have fiber which reduces normal cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. Heart disease can be prevented by the reduction of cholesterol. Researches show that 1%reduction of LDL cholesterol reduces heart diseases by 1 to 3%. Oats are also good antioxidants.

How to Consume

Breakfast without oatmeal cannot be a healthy breakfast for sure! Cook as per packet instructions and have with low fat milk for weight loss.

Oatmeal

4. Nuts

The best way to kill your appetite and still be healthy is to take a few nuts whenever you are craving for food. It is filling and is healthy. Those lifeless and sagging skin can turn glowing by eating few nuts every day. They are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and boost your heart and brain’s functions.

How to Consume

Make a bowl of salad and sprinkle it with nuts, it definitely complements with the taste. You can just munch on them as snacks too.

Nuts

5. Wine

Researches show that wine is good for heart. Apart from heart, red wine is also considered to be good for your eyes. Now cataracts can be avoided by 50% if you indulge in some moderate wine drinking habits. Wine is also good for your heart and keeps many related diseases at bay.

How to Consume

No excuses for this, have it as you like. Just don’t have an overdose.

Wine

 

6. Berries

Berries are among the seven super food which fights cancer. Brazilian berry “Acai” has antioxidants which gives it the violet color. It contains anthocyanins which are considered as the cancer killing antioxidants. Be it blackberry, blueberry, strawberry or even the humble gooseberry, these are laden with richness of antioxidants. The berries help in fighting signs of aging.

How to Consume

You can consume these berries both externally and internally. Have them on their own by chewing them or even mixing them in salads. The raw and fresh berries provide more nutrition than cooked or even frozen ones. Well, next time when you are into a smoothie shop better order for a “berry smoothie”.  Also, apply a paste of mixed berries on the face to get instant tightness and glow. It also reduces pigmentation and fights wrinkles.

Berries

7. Tea

Now days there are different types of tea in departmental stores and each one has their benefit apart from the stimulating power. Green tea is full of antioxidants. It has a soothing power but it also hydrates your brain and helps in weight loss. Green tea has all the natural goodness which is required for a healthy life. It prevents cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infection and rheumatoid arthritis. Along with this, one should also try having white tea, which is more rich in nutrients as it is less processed. Apart from this all sorts of herbal teas like chamomile, lavender, etc. can be consumed on a daily basis for improving overall body functions, relaxation and also cell rejuvenation.

How to consume

Simply take your favorite tea bag (or leaves) and dip in a cup of hot water. Strain and consume hot. You can also have it cold with lots of ice.

Tea

Thus make these 7 super powerful foods be the secret of your powerhouse body!