4 Superfoods You Shouldn’t Live Without

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Apr 21

Ready for a quick and simple way to pack some serious nutrients into your body?  Then it may be time you look to superfoods. Superfoods are fantastic for both your body and for our world.  Filled with many nutrients that our bodies crave but may not necessarily receive on a regular basis, superfoods are thought to be nutritionally dense and extremely good for your health.

These foods are packed with large doses of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and polyphenols. Eating superfoods may also help reduce the risk of inflammation, which can cause a variety of chronic diseases.

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Be sure to make these 4 superfoods a staple in your diet to become your healthiest you!

Cha-Cha-Cha Chia Seeds

This superfood has a high content of omega fatty acids to increase brain function. Chia seeds are also great for your heart since they fight off high cholesterol and heart disease.

How to Eat Them: Chia seeds are best absorbed when ground and taste great with cereal, smoothies or baked goods.

Crack Open Some Coconut Oil

Your body has difficulty storing the calories found in coconut oil and this actually speeds up your metabolism.  This superfood fights off body fat by converting it into energy that boosts metabolism.

How to Eat Them: Use it as a substitute for butter when baking, or add to your stir frys or eggs in the morning. 

Time for Tomatoes

Tomatoes contain lycopene—an antioxidant that is very rarely found in other foods.  This superfood can protect your skin against harmful UV rays, lower cholesterol and is said to help prevent certain cancers.  As if that wasn’t enough, tomatoes contain high amounts of vitamin C, fiber and potassium.

How to Eat Them: Try a delicious spin on the classic BLT—the ALT—Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato.  Avocado is another superfood so you’ll have a sandwich with double the super!

Buy Some Beets

Fight off disease and strengthen your vital organs with beets.  Studies suggest that the purple pigments in beets, called betalains, help ward off cancer and other degenerative diseases.

Next time you’re hungry, reach for one of these easy-to-eat and easy-to-find superfoods to keep eating healthy simple.

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