Super foods

healthy foods

Welcome to my blog about different kind of super foods. Foods that can help you live a healthier life. I am a firm believer that healthy food should be good for both body and soul. This means that the food should not only be very nutritious but also very tasty. My goal is to help show my readers how they can eat food that is both healthier and tastier than the food they eat now.

I am well aware that many of you reading this want to eat better but feel that you do not have time to do so or that you are unable to afford healthy food. I know these feelings well. I feel the same way. That is the reason that I focus this blog towards super foods. Foods that you can include in your diet for better health even if you mostly keep eating the same things that you have eating until now.

Super foods allow you to improve your nutrient intake even if you keep eating the weakly grocery bag you get delivered from a delivery service such as http://www.matkasse.se and http://www.wedeliverlocal.co.uk. With super foods you do not need to change your entire lifestyle to improve you diet. You can instead chose to simple supplement you diet with extremely healthy food that provides you with the nutrients that your current diet is missing.

It is always better to strive to improve your diet as much as possible even if you eat super foods. You should therefor try to improve your diet more and more as times go by. But it can be very hard to start eating healthy right away and super foods can therefor be a very good first step on a long road towards a healthier life.

Some of the best cheap super foods includes:

avocadoAvocado

Avocado (Persea americana) is a tree native to Mesoamerica. The pulp is very fatty – about 75% of an avocados energy content comes from fat. Avocados are good for your heart and your eyes. The berries contains a large amounts of phytostelrols and caratoneoids, including lutein and zeaxanthin. Eating avocados will help protect your eyes.  Eating avocados will according to the website www.linser.com help slow the aging of the eyes and prevent that your sight deteriorate to a point where you need glasses. Read more

Eggs

Chicken eggs are used in both sweet and savory dishes, including baked goods. Eggs are high in fat and protein and low in carbohydrates. They are also good source of various vitamins, especially vitamin A, B2, B5, B9, B12, D and choline as well as minerals such as iron, zinc and phosphorus. Read more

figFigs

The common fig (Ficus carica) was one of the first plants to be cultivated by humans and it has been an important crop in the Middle East and western Asia for several millennia. The fig contains a lot of minerals and fiber. Read more

Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) belongs to the same family as leeks, chives, onions and shallots. Garlic contains allicin that is believed to have numerous good qualities. In laboratory studies, allicin has displayed numerous antimicrobial properties. It is currently being investigated as a potential weapon against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Read more

Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering perennial that grows to be about one meter tall and produce yellow flowers. Ginger contains the essential oils zingerone, shogaols and gingerols which are all believed to be very healthy. Read more

Oats

The common oat (Avena sativa) is a cereal grain. Oats are rich in fiber and several essential nutrients. β-glucan in oats can help reduce bad cholesterol. An added benefit is that oats contain a lot of protein. Read more

strawberry

Strawberries

The popular garden strawberry is an excellent source of several vitamins, especially vitamin C and vitamin K. Examples of other nutrients that are present in fairly large amounts in strawberries are folic acid, manganese and potassium. Read more

Onion

The common onion, Allium cepa, is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. The onion contain a lot of nutrients and very few calories. Read more