There has been growing research over the past few years of certain foods and their added benefits! A lot of foods we eat day to day have tons of positive benefits that we may have not even known before! Here are a few superfoods and some reasons you should incorporate these foods into your diet.
Blueberries – have an increasing ORAC value and antioxidant benefits
Nuts – high in omega 3′s can help lower your cholesterol and lower your oxidative damage
Spinach – high in calcium and antioxidants this superfood is great for your bones.
Pumpkin Seeds – contain phytosterols — a naturally occurring compound with an reputation for cholesterol-lowering properties.
Goji Berries – Gram for gram, goji berries pack more vitamin C than some oranges and more beta-carotene than carrots!
Green Tea – Popular known for its antioxidant benefits Green Tea is a great beverage choice for overall health and wellness.
Cinnamon – full of fibre, cinnamon has an increasing effect on your metabolism, by lowering blood sugar. Is great to add to a sugary dessert!
Try adding these foods to your diet for added benefits!
Yours in fitness,