Superfoods 101 – Part 2

People believe that a particular capsule or pills can cause a gradual or immediate weight loss and a glowing health to the body, but in reality, it isn’t that way. The solution to weight loss does not lie in a capsule or drug but in a healthy lifestyle, the more you look for shortcut, the more fat you store, and the ways out are; Flush out toxins from your body system, Fortify your body system and Feed your body right. You can do all these with the help of Superfoods.

Superfoods are foods powerful enough that helps in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure in the body system, protect against heart disease, cancer, prevent or reduces inflammation, regulate metabolism and burn fat.

Superfoods are unprocessed natural foods which are low in fats, salts and sugar. Examples are; apple, garlic, blueberries, whole grains, spinach, blueberries, cranberries, grapefruits, mango, watermelons, tomatoes, banana, yogurt, salmon, onions, acai, aloe vera, honey, soybeans, oranges, walnut, broccoli, pumpkin, and spinach. Superfoods are group of whole foods, fruits and vegetables.

Let’s talk about five Superfoods that can boost your healthy and give you a healthy lifestyle.

Apple

Apple is an excellent fat burner, it helps with weight loss, and it contains a form of soluble fibre called pectin which helps to lower blood cholesterol levels and keeps the digestive system healthy. It helps in weight control as well as improving long term diabetic control of blood sugar levels.

Garlic

Garlic helps protect against heart disease by thinning the blood and helping to lower cholesterol. Garlic contains allicin, which gives it, its pungent smell. Allicin encourages the elimination of cholesterol from the body and reduces quantities of unhealthy fats. Eating garlic raw gives the body a maximum effect to function well; cooking garlic can destroy some of the allicin compound.

Yogurt

I bet you will wonder why yogurt is a Superfood. Yogurt is a milk product in fact it’s a dairy product which is rich in calcium, most of the vitamin B’s, as well as protein. It helps in building strong bones, teeth and muscles. Yogurt boosts the immune system by improving digestion, keeping the intestines healthy and working properly.

Salmon

Salmon is an oily fish that contains omega 3 fats which regulate appetite and accelerate fat burning. It is one of the best food sources for omega-3 fatty acids, which helps keep your skin fresh and moisturized. Oily fish such as Salmon reduces the risk of having heart attack; prevents depression, reduces blood clotting and inflammation. Eating salmon as little as 1 to 3 times in a month protects the body against stroke.

Honey

Honey is a natural sweetener; it’s sometimes used in our tea or coffee instead of sugar. As being natural, it boosts our energy levels. Natural health experts said a spoonful of honey can help in fighting a cough, instead of a cough syrup. It prevents inflammation. It helps treat fungal skin infections, gastric ulcers and skin sores.

There are so many ways you can incorporate Superfoods into your diet, after eating or eat them with your food. For example, you can make a fruit salad instead of eating ice cream. You can add a bit of fruit to your breakfast cereal, you can use fruit as a dessert instead of cakes, other sugary foods.

Everyone needs Superfoods, It will help you maintain your weight, fight disease, and live longer healthy life.