Dear Readers, We are from the generation which likes to get all the health benefits in one compact product. For example just like a mobile phone people want to get the entire features technology offer, in that one tiny thing which is handy.
So nature prepared some great superfoods in advance. Superfoods provide a lot of health benefits at the same time.
Some foods are full of nutrients relative to their caloric content. They contain unique biologically active compounds with lots of health benefits. There are Top 10 Superfoods that Save Life let’s see how?
We all heard the buzz about the superfoods benefits in recent years. But are you aware how much of them are beneficial and what benefits they provide? Superfoods are high in antioxidants-molecules which help to prevent damaging cells and prevent oxidization. These top 10 superfoods have additional advantages, and they tasty to boot.
Some people say to ditch the yolk as they contain cholesterol, but that is absolutely incorrect. The yolk contains all the nutrients and the white part of the egg contains protein. So never ditch the yolk.
Cholesterol in the diet never affects cholesterol in the blood. According to studies egg consumption is not linked with any disease.
There are very few foods which contain as nutritious as eggs. One egg contains all types of nutrients an entire baby chicken to grow up. Isn’t it?
Eggs are rich in:
Protein: one egg contains high-quality protein 6 grams with all the amino acids.
Lutein and zeaxanthin: These antioxidants prevent eye diseases.
Vitamin A, B2, B5, B12 and iron, selenium, phosphorus, and others contain an egg.
Choline: Eggs contains choline which is very important for our brain health.
As per the studies eating eggs for breakfast helps to lose weight, comparing to another diet.
Eggs that are omega-3 enriched are the best choice.
Garlic is very nutritious with lots of bioactive compounds. Many studies examined the benefits of garlic for cardiovascular health. Garlic lowers the triglycerides and cholesterol.
It reduces platelet aggregation, which lowers the risk of stroke.
Garlic extract lowers blood pressure.
Garlic kills microbes like fungi and bacteria.
The active compound, allicin kills the super bacteria MRSA which is an increasingly larger threat to the human race due to the resistance to antibiotics.
The most nutritious vegetable is kale.
A 100 gram of kale contains 10-gram carbs and 50-gram calories. It contains 10 times of RDA of K1, 2 times of the RDA for vitamin C, and 3 times of RDA for vitamin A (from beta-Carotene).
The Kale is rich in potassium and calcium. Kale contains the bio-active compounds indole-3 and sulforaphane which helps to fight cancer in test tubes.
Kale is better than spinach, as spinach contains oxalates which help to bind minerals such as calcium in the intestine and prevent them from being absorbed.
Human beings have been eating other animals for thousands of years. This reason we have been genetically adapted to eat the same foods throughout evolution. Hunter-gatherer ancestors eat not only muscles of the animals but they eat organs also like heart, kidney, brain, bone marrow, liver and even testicles.
The most nutritious parts of the animal are organs in which the most nutritious of them all is liver.
The liver has hundreds of functions and it is a remarkable organ. It concentrates nutrients like iron, B12, and some others. Some people called liver as nature’s multivitamin.
Eat just one meal per week with liver essential to boost your intake average of many key nutrients.
The best cooking oil is the coconut oil. It contains saturated fats and fatty acids of medium length which is called medium chain triglycerides. The most abundant fatty acid 12-carbon lauric acid is present in coconut oil.
Comparing to other fats medium chain triglycerides are the perfect fats for losing weight. As they increase satiety and help to boost metabolism.
The lauric acid proves to have antimicrobial properties and it is the killer of pathogens such as fungi, viruses, and bacteria.
Coconut is excellent in cardiac health factors.
Sweet potato is my favorite dish. Sweet potatoes are very nutritious and rich in potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.
They are very rich in fiber and, a 100-gram serving supplies 3-gram fiber. If one wants to have carbs, then they should eat a healthier diet like sweet potatoes.
Blueberries are very tasty and rich in nutrients comparing to their caloric value. Blueberries antioxidants value is close to the top as per ORAC measure of the antioxidant value of food.
As per one study, obese women and men with metabolic syndrome proved that blueberries lower the blood pressure and markers of LDL cholesterol. One another study showed that blueberry can improve in older adults.
There are plenty of experiments on animals and test tubes that showed blueberries prevent cancer.
Blueberries are low in carbohydrates.
Salmon is fatty fish it contains a good amount of calories as fat. These fats are Omega-3 fatty acids. Eat salmon once in a week to fulfill this need.
Salmon is rich in high-quality nutrients and proteins. These include selenium, potassium, vitamin B1, B3, B6, and B12. Taking fatty fish daily lowers the risk of dementia and cardiovascular diseases.
In modern diet, iodine is lacking. This nutrient is excellent for thyroid and for the rest of the body health thyroid is very important. Iodine deficiencies lead to hypothyroidism, mental retardation, fatigue and many diseases.
In the sea and seafood iodine is concentrated and it is an excellent source of iodine nutrient.
Take seaweed once in a week to fulfill this need.
10.Code Fish Liver Oil
Omega-3s diet easiest way is supplement with fish oil.
Codfish liver oil is the best fish.
One tablespoon of cod fish liver oil contains 2,6g omega-3 fatty acids, which recommended daily.
It is the good source of vitamin D3.
One tablespoon supplies 1350IU, it is double the RDA. For most of the people it is enough to prevent deficiency symptoms.
In western countries, many people, those who live in a northern climate finds a deficiency in this D3
Vitamin. A deficiency in vitamin D3 has the risk of diabetes and cancer. Cod fish liver oil is rich in vitamin A. If it is not possible to get omega-3 from animal food in your place then consider supplementing with a tablespoon of cod fish liver oil daily depending on age.
Before starting any remedy consult the doctor and take advice if it is suitable for your health condition or not.
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