Posted by BerryRipe on Mar - 28 - 2018

Superfoods refer to the foods that provide high health benefits. They are believed to ward off some diseases because of their richness in nutrients, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytochemicals.

Like CRA audit procedures where numbers don’t lie, and you can prove several details, there is some proof that diet can ward off diseases and improve poor diet. It is also true that eating a wide variety of colored foods and veggies improves health while high sodium, refined sugar, and saturated fats negatively affect health.

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Some of the most powerful superfoods you may want to try include berries, nuts, salmon, beans, quinoa, green tea, and broccoli. These foods are rich in enriching nutrients which enhance great health.

Benefits of superfoods

They fight diseases

Antioxidants, highly absorbable vitamins, phytochemicals, and minerals are effective in fighting and preventing diseases. Antioxidants and phytochemicals neutralize free radicals known to attack normal cells, preventing the formation of diseased, cancerous cells.

Also, minerals and vitamins are vital for chemical processes in the body; deficiencies cause diseases.

They improve your appearance

Superfoods are ultra-potent. The antioxidants and the phytochemicals have protective features against free radicals and inflammations.

The skin is the largest body organ, and it gets exposed to harsh conditions. While you can prevent external damage, having an internal system that protects the skin cells is essential. The chemical compounds in superfoods protect collagen and the skin cells from damage, while the vitamins and nutrients encourage cellular regeneration resulting in firmer, brighter, healthier and younger looking skin.

This also happens to the hair where the phytochemicals, nutrients, and vitamins promote the development of healthy follicles hence healthy hair.

They aid in weight loss

You will note that most superfoods, as well as kale help in weight loss as they leave you satisfied and with reduced cravings for unhealthy foods. The fiber in veggies will slow down the movement of food in the stomach, keeping you fuller for longer.

If you are watching your waistline, then you are in luck because superfoods are nutrient-rich, but they don’t hurt the waistline.

The foods also boost metabolism increasing the fats you lose when resting.

They fill you with energy

Unlike refined foods which leave you with an energy burst for a few minutes, superfoods release their sugars slowly because of the slow digestion. That means that you will be energetic all day long.  Also, they boost gut health. Since poor digestive health zaps out your energy, superfoods reverse that leaving you healthy and bursting with energy.

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