8 superfoods you should include in your diet

In this busy life, we forget to take care of our health properly leading to so many diseases and sometimes they are incurable. Proper diet is something which we are missing in our life. So here is a list of 8 super foods which you should consume wherever you are or whatever activity you are doing…

Almond milk

It is low in calories and hearts healthy. It has no cholesterol and is very healthy for the body. It contains potassium, magnesium and vitamin E which is very useful for the body.it also helps in nourishing your skin.

Spinach

It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower. It is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease.  It also helps in protecting you against age-related sexual issues.

Garlic

Garlic has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Most of its disease-fighting potential comes from its sulfur compounds, which act as antioxidants, providing many of its cardiovascular benefits. Just six or more cloves of garlic a week can slash your risk of colorectal, stomach and prostate cancer in half compared to eating one clove a week or less.

Yogurt

Yogurt is a great source of bone-building calcium, it has live beneficial bacteria, known as probiotics that keep down the growth of harmful bacteria in your gut. Eating more yogurt could help with inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, urinary tract infections and vaginal yeast infections.

Flaxseed

Flaxseed is most revered for its lignans. These act like estrogen in the body, blocking estrogen receptors on cells and contributing to reduced rates of certain hormone-related cancers, such as breast cancer. Their anti-inflammatory power may also help keep conditions from acne to asthma at bay.

Blueberries

Blueberries help prevent cancer, diabetes, and age-related memory changes. They are rich in fiber and vitamins A and C, also boost cardiovascular health. Aim for 1 cup fresh blueberries a day, or 1/2 cup frozen or dried.

Oranges

An excellent source of vitamin C, just one large orange (or a cup of OJ) contains a full day’s dose. Vitamin C is critical for producing white blood cells and antibodies that fight off infections, it’s also a powerful antioxidant that helps protect cells from free-radical damage and plays a key role in producing skin-firming collagen. Oranges are also high in fiber and folate.

Walnuts

Richer in heart-healthy omega-3s than salmon, loaded with more anti-inflammatory polyphenols than red wine, and packing half as much muscle-building protein as chicken.

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