Super Foods

Some of our favorite types of food are fast food, soul food, finger food, and gourmet food, but one kind of food is not heard of often: superfood. Superfoods are packed with nutrients and all the essentials our bodies love and need. In this article you’ll get a chance to learn about 10 superfoods and their amazing health benefits.

  This superfood has a strong taste, but the health benefits are amazing! It decreases inflammation, is a powerful antioxidant, improves heart health, and prevents against Alzheimer’s and cancer.

Maca Root
  This root has powerful properties that can increase libido, fertility, provide menopause relief, and improve mood.

  Pronounced Ah-sh-wuh-ghanda, by sonsuming this superfood, it’s possible to reduce stress and improve mental health.

  Although it sounds like ballerina, this superfood isn’t so sweet. It fights against high blood sugar, cholesterol, and is packed with a variety of essential nutrients.

Goji Berries
  Many berries are considered superfoods, but goji berries are unique because they protect the eyes, promote healthy skin, and boost the immune system.

Lion’s Mane Mushroom
  This mushroom is hot right now. Many neuroscientists nerd out over Lion’s Mane because it can protect against dementia, reduce mild symptoms of anxiety and depression, and even help repair nerve damage.

Flax seed
  These little seeds have huge amounts of nutrients and can help prevent cancer.

  Who knew an algae could aid in fighting off respiratory disease and increase aerobic endurance? This algae is a superhero.

Chia seeds
  No folks, not Chia Pets, chia seeds! They improve digestive health, blood sugar levels, and decrease risk factors
for heart disease and diabetes.

Leafy Greens
  We all love a good salad and turns out, it loves us back. Leafy greens promote heart health and help prevent certain birth defects.

  You may be wondering how to bring these superfoods into your diet. One option is to buy supplements and take them like a vitamin. Another is to include a few of them in a cold smoothie on a hot summer day. Regardless, incorporate these superfoods into your diet to feel like
a superhero!

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