Superfoods that deliver Superpowers to Your Life!
Yes, you can live a healthier, happier, and likely longer life, by following a healthy lifestyle and sticking to a nutrient-packed diet. (according to various research) In even more exciting news, this plan can keep you looking and feeling younger by slowing the aging process. Check out these age-reversing superfoods today!
The protein-rich and abundant source of omega-3 fats, which you can score from eating fish, will help keep your arteries clean, give your skin a beautiful glow, and help keep you lean! And so many amazing choices! From sushi to the grill, you'll be stoked!
Yogurt is loaded with calcium which keeps bones healthy and strong. Look for yogurt that contains vitamin D, which helps your body absorb this super important mineral. Yogurt also helps with digestion (YAY) and is packed with protein (YAY again!)
Plus, you can amp it up with your favorite fruit(s) for extra benefits!
3- Chocolate (Seriously...we know....this is perhaps the best news of 2020)
Yep...you've probably heard that chocolate is a superfood...and thank goodness, it is! (in reasonable portions of course) Chocolate is an anti-aging superfood that is rich in flavanols and can help maintain healthy blood vessels and keep blood pressure in check. The benefits come directly from the cocoa powder used to make the chocolate. Dark chocolate is a better choice than milk chocolate in this regard, so grab it at the store today!
Nuts are rich sources of unsaturated fats and make a great healthy snack, especially when paired with grapes and other healthy goodies. Nuts are also a great source of vitamins, minerals and other phytochemicals, as well as antioxidants. Pair your faves with a glass of red wine, which also helps with heart-health, memory and more. Wine also contains resveratrol that can activate genes that help to keep you youthful! (how's that for good news...chocolate, nuts and wine...wow!)
Olive oil is packed with healthy monounsaturated fats that help to manage heart health and healthy cells. Of course, while olive oil has great bennies, please be sure to consume in moderation. And, keep in mind, olive oil is fairly high in calories, so just a couple of tablespoons per day is plenty!
Eggs are a fantastic source of protein and great for bone health! Eggs contain lots of vitamin B which is shown to help with brain function and brain health. The yolk is also packed with nutrients that assist with healthy eyes. Plus eggs are super-versatile and can be enjoyed so many ways and are easy to prepare! Fire them up with avocado, rice or quinoa, add a bit of salsa, cilantro or basil, and poof, you'll be feeling egg-cellent all day.
Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants that assist in happy, healthy cells. The brighter, the better! Score a superhero breakfast pairing them with steel cut oatmeal and a side of our earlier-mentioned eggs!
Additionally...try adding other purple-colored foods to your diet, such as purple potatoes, raspberries and eggplant, all of which provide pretty awesome benefits!