Super foods provide the kind of nutrients and health benefits that are way beyond what common foods provide; their phytonutrient and antioxidant contents are high enough to help you successfully fight disease. These foods do not have medical or legal definition as yet but that does not in any way lessen the hugely positive impact they have on the human body.
You will find below a very useful list of super food diet staples that you can choose from. Better yet try all of them because the recommended daily number of fruits and vegetables at the last count was seven.
- Broccoli is rich in vitamins A and C, beta carotene and fiber and an excellent prevention agent of cancer.
- Beans are low calorie food as well as low fat, and full of protein; they help to control weight and also blood sugar levels. Beans are also full of vitamin B, iron and fiber.
- Berries are powerful antioxidants, full of vitamin C; they have a high content of glucose and this is very good for the memory. Berries are actually considered brain food and one of the best foods to preserve the brain.
- Garlic is good for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, in addition to containing certain properties to fight cancer.
- Oats is a rich fiber source and a surefire method to be used to reduce your cholesterol.
- Green tea has antioxidant properties and helps to fight cholesterol and increase the metabolic rate. This in turn helps you to reduce your weight.
- Olive oil is good for cleaning up clogged arteries, giving you younger looking skin and also serves as an antioxidant.
- Oranges as we all know has plenty of vitamin C and this helps to lower the risks of cancer and heart ailments.
- Pumpkin is often overlooked as a vegetable until its time for Thanksgiving! However it can help to keep your skin looking young and prevent damage from the sun’s harmful rays.
There are plenty more super food diet staples you can choose from but the ones listed here will help you get started.
Source by Joshua Z Davis