Five Must-Have Super Foods
Guys, there is a new craze when it comes to food… It’s called “Super Foods”. Since we at Herbalfix always promote eating healthy and living a clean toxin-free lifestyle we decided to go through a list of some of the more exotic Super Foods available. This way we give you the benefits of eating these foods, with the added advantage of taking Herbalfix Nuez de la India Seeds for Weight Loss. This combination will boost your weight loss and overall health. Now, who does not want that kind of advantage!?
What are Super Foods? Super Foods are backed by research for there phytonutrient content-plant compounds. This means that they are rich in nutrients which can help fight diseases and help reverse the aging process. It is important to remember that adding Super Foods to your diet is great to improve your overall health, but a balanced food plan of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, whole grains and dairy needs to be included in your lifestyle to boost your health effectively.
Here is our Top 5 Super Foods you need to add to your cart.
Pronounced (ah-sigh-ee) The Acai Berry from Brazil, looks like the more common blueberry. But as you can see when you bite into it that’s when things change. This berry is rich in antioxidants, amino acids, omega 3, 6 and 9. It is known to boost energy levels, improve digestion, promote sleep, improve your skin and cleanse your body of toxins.
What makes this berry even more interesting is a study by The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry stating that it is heart-healthy and extracts from the berry trigger a self-destructive response in leukemia cells! It also helps people who suffer from, diabetes, heart disease and depression.
Add your Acai Berries to your breakfast bowl or smoothie. It can be difficult to find in most stores, but it is found in fruit juices and the dried version in health stores.
Pronounced (kuh-fear) Kefir is the by-product of adding grains to partially skimmed cows milk and letting it ferment for 24 hours. This process allows for kefir to have live bacteria and yeast that is beneficial to our health.
Kefir contains high amounts of calcium and probiotics. Probiotics are great to reestablish a healthy balance of good bacteria in our digestive system. This will help increase our digestion and is known to help increase well-being.
You can find Kefir in health stores, certain fruit and vegetable markets in the dairy section or you can make your own Kefir. It is a great substitute for normal dairy products.
Hemp Seeds can be found in many forms in your store and is probably a much more common product seen when shopping then the previous two Super Foods. Hemp Seeds come in different forms such as seeds, oil and powder.
Yes, Hemp Seeds do come from the cannabis plant! But they are mass produced for the natural fibers that are considered to be the most durable and it does not contain the active ingredient to make you high… So don’t worry, instead, it is great to keep your heart healthy and it is known to help with asthma, cancer, and arthritic problems. It is also great to help with digestion, balance hormones and improve your metabolism.
Add Hemp Seeds to you Salad, make a tasty salad dressing from the Hemp Oil or look at our Herbalfix recipes as we will be incorporating it into a yummy yet healthy treat with two of our other Super Foods we are covering on our Blog.
Raw Cacao is the most untouched original form of chocolate you can get, this means that it has no added sugars or preservatives in it. The benefits of having raw cacao is a reduction in blood pressure, improves insulin sensitivity, high in antioxidants, good for your heart and is a potent antidepressant.
Apart from all the amazing health benefits to having raw cocoa it is also one of those guilty pleasures that all of us love to indulge in, so next time you have a craving for some chocolate instead of buying the ones that have a low percentage of cocoa with added sugars and preservatives look for raw cocoa as a healthy and yummy alternative. We also have a delicious recipe on our blog which we incorporate Hemp Seeds, Raw Cocoa, and Goji Berries to create a mind-blowing healthy yet delicious snack for you to enjoy.
The Goji Berry is originally from the Himalayas and is considered one of the healthiest foods to eat. It is also readily available and easy to find in most supermarkets around the country.
This berry has been used in Chinese medicine for over 2000 years. It is a high source of fiber and is used to aid in weight loss, fight disease, inflammation, boost energy levels, depression, and cardiovascular disease.
It is most effective when eaten raw, so add it your salads, meals or eat have them as is. Herbalfix has incorporated it into a yummy treat in our Blog, so add this to your cart the next time you visit the store.
We hope that this list was informative and helped you understand some of the amazing benefits of eating these Super Foods. Since we love to get you inspired and help you increase your Well-being please check out our delicious recipe for Raw Cocoa with Goji Berries and Hemp Seed Oil. Link Below:
Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bark https://www.herbalfix.co.za/2017/10/25/fruit-and-nut-chocolate-bark/