Living and eating healthily is top of mind for many, and superfoods can be a great addition to your diet. Superfoods are natural foods that contain an especially high amount of vitamins, mineral nutrients and/or antioxidants.
In this article, we list our Top 10 Superfoods for your Body and Soul.
Avocados are rich in oleic acid, which lowers cholesterol levels. Additionally, a single avocado covers one-third of the recommended daily fiber intake.
Ginger contains more than 160 different constituents including the essential oils zingiberol and zingiberene as well as vitamin C and important minerals. Add it to hot tea, smoothies, and more.
Pure pomegranate goodness
The vitamins contained in pomegranates protect the cells from harmful influences and have an anti-inflammatory effect.
Cocoa contains particularly large quantities of magnesium, as well as iron, zinc, and manganese. The small "cocoa nibs" add an aromatic touch to dishes. Dark chocolate cocoa nibs are also a popular snack.
Berry with superppowers
The açai berry is a berry with superpowers, effective in neutralizing free radicals and protecting the body from the damage they cause to cells. You’re probably familiar with açai as it’s becoming popular to use in smoothies! Its rich purple color and mild flavor makes it a refreshing treat for the summer. Top açai bowls with granola, coconut flakes and agave nectar for a delicious meal.
Quinoa is a real wonder grain: it supplies valuable protein, especially the important amino acids that are essential to the human body. Quinoa is a great substitute for white rice if you are looking to lighten your dishes.
Fountain of health
Matcha tea contains a high concentration of antioxidants. These protect the cells and may help your immune system.
The fruits of the baobab tree are real superfoods – rich in vitamin C, iron, antioxidants, and many other vital substances.
Kale surpasses many other vegetable types in its amount of vitamin A, C, and K, folic acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and iron. It’s great in salads, smoothies, or soups and its hearty texture adds bite to every dish.
Berry with a bite
Chokeberry contains essential active agents and substances: these mainly include polyphenols, vitamins B2 and B9, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, and provitamin A as well as potassium, calcium, iodine, zinc, and iron.