“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”
The above quote was said by Hippocrates who’s the father of modern Western medicine. It was obviously long ago, but we know that it’s true what we put into our bodies affects how we feel, how we function, how long we live and so many other things. Think of some super food that is beneficial to your body. Couldn’t find any? Don’t stress out, here are 4 superfoods to boost a healthy diet.
What is a Superfood?
Superfood is a nonmedical term referring to foods that have health promoting properties, and they usually have high contents of antioxidants, vitamins or other nutrients. Here’s the list of healthy superfoods.
Berries always rise to the top when it comes to superfood due to its properties containing all the essential nutrients in higher amounts.
Beans – Any kind of bean is good as these are packed with fiber lots of protein there’s like one cup of black beans has 15 grams of protein and that is really significant. You can use beans in soups, as a side dish, or you could put them in your dishes, and we usually put it in salads.
Quinoa – Quinoa is an amazing grain that is packed with iron protein, multiple B vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Professionals always recommend adding it in your daily diet.
Fish – It is well known that fish is good for us and the best fish for us in terms of the omega-3s and the monounsaturated fatty acids which are extremely beneficial for our brain. The MUFAs are the fatty Coldwater fish like Salmon, Herring, Sardines and Mackerel. Some of the ones that are rising to the surface are being particularly superior in the superfoods’ category.