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What are Super Foods? , we selected 10 from them

Incorporating a diet rich in superfoods improves health

Superfoods, a term that has become fashionable, is a product of marketing, it highlights foods rich in nutrition with beneficial properties for health.

Our collaborator Healthing, , speak to us in this article about them.

What are super foods?

It has long indigenous peoples have used them to heal body and mind. Now, in our globalized society, in a world full of empty product offerings of nutritional content, we need to cleanse our body of toxins and look back at the foods that provide vitamins and minerals naturally.

It is a marketing term, but it puts in front the virtues of foods that we should not overlook.

Incorporate a diet rich in superfoods improves health. The Mayo Clinic specifies that they must meet three requirements:

  • Be rich in fiber
  • Having minerals, Vitamins, phytonutrients, and Antioxidants
  • Be low in caloric load.

Thus, we get well nourished, without loading sugars and ultra-elaborated products that only get vitiated and cause chronic diseases.

Food that satisfies but does not nourish you, causes fatigue, lack of vitality, and immediately you feel hungry again. It is a vicious cycle that can be broken with healthy eating.

We remember what Hippocrates already told us, "that food is your medicine"

List of Superfoods

There are many, but we are going to propose a list of 10 to incorporate into the diet and check how they feel:

the nuts

They protect the heart and the brain, are rich in omega 3, have anti-inflammatory, antiplatelet and anticancer properties.

Chew a lot, between three and five nuts a day is enough. They are perfect as a snack at mid-day, or for a snack.


It has the ability to detoxify heavy metals. Its high concentration in chlorophyll, helps clean the blood, kidneys, liver, intestine.

Rich in enzymes and vitamins of group B, can be incorporated into the diet as a nutritional supplement.


Contains sulfur compounds that provide protection against cancer, and delay cell aging

The carrot

It is rich in beta carotene. It is a necessary nutrient for eye health. Prevents degeneration and loss of vision so frequent on reaching years.

Wheat germ

It is rich in vitamins of group B. It takes care of the nervous system, the production of hormones, enzymes and proteins. It has great mineral richness, strengthens and prevents bone system problems.

Reishi mushroom

It is the king of longevity. Immunostimulating, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer. The potency of fungi for health translates into a more effective response of the body against external aggressions, viruses, bacteria.


Is ally of the intestine. Source of probiotics, it nourishes the king organ for the absorption of nutrients necessary for health.

The Cranberries

High potency antioxidants are also the best allies to prevent cystitis.

The acerola

The superfood that is richest in vitamin C, which is related to so many metabolic functions, collagen manufacturing, helps immune system, antioxidant, anti-aging.

Sesame seeds

It helps the production of melatonin, a sleep hormone, which with age decreases the production capacity of the pineal gland.

They are also rich in calcium. And they are great incorporating them into the diet on breakfast toast or spread on a salad.

We are going to bet on these superfoods, and we will check that the term is used correctly. We are going to feel better.

More information http://healthing.es/


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