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We've been hearing a lot recently about Super Foods, their importance and their benefits, but what is so super about Super Foods? and what are the top of the list Super Foods?

What is so Super about Super Foods?

Foods are usually marked as Super when and if:

  • They prevent a certain disease
  • Help in curing a certain illness
  • Assist in preventing cancer
  • Assist in preventing chronic diseases
  • Help in the recovery after illness or sickness
  • Provides the body with energy
  • Has high nutritional benefits and is very low in calories
 
List of some Super Foods
  • Blueberries & Strawberries: Rich in Vitamin C and Flavonoids
  • Kiwi: Rich in Vitamin C and Serotonin
  • Pomegranate: Rich in Ellagic Acid or what is known as anti-cancer acid
  • Bananas: So rich in Fiber
  • Apples: Rich in Fiber, Vitamin C and antioxidants
  • Mangoes: Rich in Vitamin C
  • Avocados: Rich in Fiber and Potassium
  • Sweet Potato: Rich in Vitamin A
  • Kale: like all dark leafy vegetables, it's rich in Vitamin A, C, K, Calcium, Fiber and much more
  • Spinach: It's FULL not only rich in Vitamin K
  • Tomatoes: Rich in Vitamin C, Fiber, Potassium and antioxidants
  • Broccoli: Rich in Vitamin C and the super Folic Acid
  • Edamame: Rich in Protein and Fiber
  • Beans: Rich in in-soluble fibers and a source of low-fat protein
  • Lentils: Rich in Folate and Vitamin B
  • Nuts: Rich in Minerals and healthy fats
  • Walnuts: Rich in Omega-3 and Alpha-linoleic Acid
  • Greek Yogurt: Rich in Protein and Probiotics
  • Salmon: Rich in Fatty Acids and Omega-3
 
Kids' Friendly Super Foods

Kids should be introduced to all types of foods and especially what is known as Super Foods, but the most appealing and kids' friendly Super Foods would be

  • Apples
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocadoes
  • Mangoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Edamame
  • Berries
  • Kiwi
  • Bananas

Have a Healthy Weekend :)

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