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5 Superfoods You Should Eat More of

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Lifestyle Improvement

Posted On: Sep 14, 2016

5 Superfoods You Should Eat More of

One of the key components to a healthy, happy life is a healthy body. It’s important that we give our bodies the nutrients they require to ensure we have the energy we need to get through the day. Plus healthy eating can help prevent diseases and strengthen our immune systems. While many superfoods lists contain items that are hard to find, this list includes items that you can easily find in most grocery stores. Here’s a list of 5 superfoods that you should eat more of.

Blueberries

Blueberries are delicious, refreshing, and good for your body. These berries provide you with Vitamin C and fiber. Blueberries are also known to help prevent cancer and recent studies show that they may be able to help improve your memory. You can add more blueberries to your diet by adding them to smoothies, salads, yogurt, oatmeal, and cereal.

Cacao

Cacao or cocoa powder helps improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. It has fewer calories and fat than regular chocolate while providing a deeper and richer flavor. Cacao powder is also filled with antioxidants. Enjoy more cacao by making your own pudding and granola bars or drinking more hot cocoa.

Chia Seeds

If you suffer from an iron or potassium deficiency, chia seeds may be the answer you’re looking for. A single serving provides an impressive amount of magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium. Chia also contains lots of essential fatty acids. It can easily be added to oatmeal, yogurt, and smoothies.

Oatmeal

This breakfast staple is great for you. With lots of fiber, antioxidants, and other nutrients, you can’t go wrong with a bowl of oatmeal. What’s even better is that there are many ways to prepare oatmeal. Overnight oats are one of our morning favorites. Fill up your oatmeal with some of the other superfoods mentioned here to make it extra special.

Salmon

Protein-packed salmon can be an important part of your diet to keep you healthy. Salmon has omega-3 fatty acids that can help prevent cardiovascular disease. It also provides antioxidants and is a source of Vitamin 12, Vitamin D, phosphorus, and Vitamin B6. There are many ways to prepare salmon for a delicious and healthy meal. If you’re looking for a new or interesting way to eat salmon, try making your own sushi featuring smoked salmon or a goat cheese and salmon quesadilla.