Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Energy Booster Super Food

'Superfoods' are nutrient-dense foods that provide essential vitamins and minerals for good health, vitality and longevity. The secret to include  Superfoods in your diet is to eat 'rainbows'! 

Some of these are as follows:

Deliver high levels of antioxidants called anthocyanins that help prevent blood clotting, protect body cells and have anti-inflammatory actions.

Spinach contains Vitamin K,  antioxidants and folate which is important for women planning a pregnancy and improving heart health. Higher lutein (LOO-teen) and zeaxanthin intakes have been associated with a lowered risk of macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.

High in Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, zinc, magnesium and dietary fiber, as well as powerful antioxidants. Other foods include tomatoes. sweet potatoes, broccolis and mangoes.

The perfect breakfast food! Oats are rich in beta-glucan, a soluble fiber which helps lower cholesterol, control blood sugar levels and allows your stomach to feel satisfied longer.

Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish offers protection for heart health and inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.