Superfoods That Will Give You A Super Body
Superfoods are mostly plant-based, fish, or dairy foods that contain substantial nutrients that are good for one’s health. These are extremely important for weight loss, health, and overall wellness. Most superfoods contain antioxidants that prevent cancer, diabetes, and digestive problems – no wonder why they are called ‘super’! So if you want to achieve a healthier body, these are the things that you should put in your lunchbox:
Grow in the mountains of Peru, purple corn never fails to surprise anyone who sees it. Anthocyanin content causes the corn to turn purple. This flavonoid helps prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer. It also helps you enhance your memory and other age-related cognitive diseases.
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Also originating from Peru, Lucuma makes a great alternative sweetener and has been used for this purpose since ancient times. Lucuma also has an impressive nutritional profile. It contains potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. And because of its sweet taste, it has become a popular ice cream flavor in Peru.
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Extremely rich in protein, an uncooked Amaranth contains 31% RDA, for calcium, 14% vitamin C, and 83% iron. It also has lunasin, a peptide that prevents cancer, chronic diseases, inflammation, heart diseases, and stroke.
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Pichuberry is small orange berry that reduces blood sugar level. Also known as physalis or golden gooseberry, it has vitamin D, vitamin B12, vitamin C, and iron. It is better to eat the berry raw so you can get all the nutrients.
Superfoods are a nature’s gift to us. You do not have to spend a lot of money to become healthy and fit. Include some healthy foods such as these. Indeed, achieving a healthy and fit body is not as hard as it seems!
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