Today we have the opportunity to give our body the most nutritious foods on the planet.
Super foods are natural foods that contain more nutrients per calorie than most foods. They are especially high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes. Unlike synthetic vitamins, superfoods are 100% natural, so they reach us in a way that our body recognizes and assimilates very efficiently Green Superfood Powder.
These are 5 superfoods that, in addition to nourishing your body, offer you a great variety of flavors and textures to bring a healthy, delicious and fun diet.
The berries of Tibet
Chinese medicine has used them for thousands of years to improve health and longevity and thanks to its wide range of phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. I love them!
They are great as a snack (I love to combine it with cacao nibs), and you can also use them for your smoothies, oatmeal, chia pudding, yogurt, granola, energy balls or desserts.
The food of the Aztecs
It has a very high content of natural antioxidants . It has eight times more Omega 3 than salmon, making it a superfood for the brain, heart and joints. It has 5 times more calcium than milk, 7 times more vitamin C than oranges, 3 times more iron than spinach. It is a complete protein and has a high percentage of soluble fiber, essential for a good digestion. All this … in a seed! Wow!
In addition to the traditional lemon water with chia, you can make chia puddings for dessert or as a snack.
Its antioxidant properties combat free radicals making it a rejuvenating and anti-cancer food. Elevates serotonin levels giving you a pleasant and well-being sensation. And it is a great source of vitamins and minerals.
You usually find it as nibs or powdered cocoa; you can use it for your smoothies, chia pudding, and oatmeal or to make energy balls. Eye: what you really want to give your body is cocoa not cocoa.
Adaptogens help the body adapt and cope with physical, emotional and environmental stress. It gives a lot of energy, increases strength and endurance, plus it is a natural antidepressant. It increases the libido and regulates the hormones, the endocrine and circulatory system, accelerates the metabolism, so you should not take it at night.
It is great to drink it in the morning in a smoothie or with your oatmeal, since it improves physical performance. You can also use it for your energy balls. Start with 1/2 teaspoon. Maca is a food that is recommended to rest from time to time.
It is a freshwater alga, dark green and is full of nutrients. It is high in protein, so in vegetarian diets it is very important. It has calcium, potassium, zinc, manganese, and vitamins A, B, and C. It is very nutritious, detoxifies, gives energy, controls blood sugar levels, prevents cancer, and strengthens the immune system. It is sold in tablets and powder; I prefer to consume it in tablets because it has a very strong flavor.