Superfoods Are they really super ?

“SuperFoods What are They?”

Superfoods are foods — mostly plant-based but also some fish and dairy — thought to be nutritionally dense and thus good for one’s health. Blueberries, salmon, kale,goji berry,maca root and acai are just a few  foods that have  the “superfood” label.  These Are my top 5.

1  Acia Berries

Acai is an indigenous berry commonly found in the rain forests of the Amazon. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been heralded for centuries as a healing, immune-stimulating, energy-boosting fruit.

Acai berries have been known to help heart health, aid in weight loss, improve circulation that may contribute to a boost in sex drive, improves mental functions and boost your immune system.

2 Goji Berries

Unique among fruits because they contain all essential amino acids, goji berries also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals, there is no doubt that the humble goji berry is a nutritional powerhouse.

3  Maca Root

Maca Root benefits include increased fertility in both men and women, hormone balance, booster for the immune system, and  increased energy, stamina, improved sexual function, memory, and focus. Consuming maca often makes people feel more “alive”, energetic, and leaves them with a sense of well-being, all of which are thought to be due to its ability to restore proper hormone balance and elevate “feel good” endorphins.

4 Super Greens

Greens are good, superfood greens are even better! Green superfoods have the highest concentrations of easily digestible nutrients, fat burning compounds, vitamins and minerals to protect and heal the body. They contain a wide array of beneficial substances including proteins, protective photo-chemicals and healthy bacteria helping you to build cleaner muscles and tissues, aid your digestive system function and more effectively protect you against disease and illness.  They include  Wheat grass, Barley grass, Spirulina, Kale, Chlorella.

My favorite blend is Sun Is Shining  by Sunfoods.

5 Coconut

There are different ways to get the benefits of coconuts into your diet.  Coconut oil, water and milk as well as the meat inside.   I could write a separate article just on Coconuts and there benefits but here are just a few.

  • Balances Hormones
  • Kills Candida
  • Improves Digestion
  • Moisturizes Skin
  • Reduces Cellulite
  • Decreases Wrinkles and Age Spots
  • Balances Blood Sugar and Improve Energy
  • Improves Alzheimer’s
  • Increases HDL and Lower LDL Cholesterol
  • Burns Fat

 Here are the 2 sources I use for all my Superfood needs because they sell only  organic , GMO and chemical free products.

Sunfood Online Store

Amazing Grass Online Store 

 

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