Top 10 Super Foods
That will lead you to success
- Oatmeal (Steel Cut Rolled Oats)
This complex carbohydrate should be at staple of your breakfast menu. In addition to the complex carbs, it also contains plant proteins and does not cause a significant rise in blood sugar due to the fiber it contains. Add some berries or a spoon of all natural peanut butter to really crank up the nutritional value, but even on its own, this food is King of the Hill.
This fruit is really special. Yes, I said fruit! Although commonly placed with vegetables, this fruit is really super. Very dense in nutrients and minerals, the real value of the tomato is the phytochemicals it contains. Phytochemicals prevent free radicals from causing damage to cells, joints, and even muscle. The lycopene contained in the tomato has cancer fighting properties. Definitely a super choice!
This fibrous, cruciferous vegetable is simply super. Nutrient dense, this vegetable has more vitamin C than a medium sized orange. Much like the tomato, broccoli contains phytochemicals which fight off certain cancers. An added bonus is the fiber makes it both slow digesting and gives a high feeling of satiety.
These little nuggets of gold contain protein, fiber, and vitamins. Although the protein contained is incomplete (or lacking all the necessary amino acids for cell rebuilding,) beans can be combined with other foods to form complete “muscle building” proteins. High in fiber, iron and calcium while containing no cholesterol makes this an economical super food choice.
Nutrient dense, this food packs a lot in a small package. Loaded with; Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Fiber and cancer fighting antioxidants. Blueberries are a perfect compliment to your nutrition plan and taste Super in Oatmeal (Super Food 1)
- Turkey Breast
Gobble, Gobble, Gobble! Loaded with lean protein, vitamins and minerals this is not just for Thanksgiving anymore. This lean protein contains phytochemicals which help preserve muscle and brain tissue. This food tastes super even without stuffing, gravy and a slice of pumpkin pie.
This fall decoration even has more value for your nutrition than for trick or treaters. Densely packed with nutrients and fiber, this colorful food also packs antioxidants and is loaded with planty of zinc. Zinc has been shown to increase libido, which will make you feel Super in your love life.
This fish is nutrient dense and a great source of essential fatty acids, low in saturated fat and high in protein, this super up stream swimmer is vital in keeping tissues healthy and low in inflammation.
Its not just for popeye anymore. This fibrous vegetable is high in nutrients and cancer fighting properties. Spinach is full of vitamins and minerals and makes a great addition to any salad or even steamed on its own.
No, unfortunately I didn’t forget to place the word wings behind the word buffalo. High in protein, while low in fat and cholesterol, this “other” red meat is a super choice due to it containing conjugated linoleic acid, which has been shown to promote weight loss.
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