Journal Overview

Superfoods contain large amounts of antioxidants, fibres and essential fatty acids (EFAs), which have amazing health benefits. Incorporating into a healthy and balanced diet, superfoods improve immune system function, prevent or help treat illnesses and reduce the physical signs of ageing.

Goji Berries

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Improve digestion
  • Promote healthy collagen production

Acai Fruit

  • Rich in antioxidants – disease-fighting nutrients
  • Contains essential fatty acids (EFAs) – healthy fats associated with positive heart health, brain function and anti-ageing

Hot Peppers

  • Includes bell and chilli peppers
  • Fat burners
  • Antioxidants
  • Contains twice the Vitamin C of citrus fruits

Allium

  • Found in onions, garlic, chives, leeks, shallots and scallions
  • Removes toxins and carcinogens found in the liver

Barley

  • Aids in metabolising carbohydrates, fats and cholesterol
  • Can be added into soups, stews, cereals, or as a rice replacement

Leafy Greens

  • Such as spinach, kale and mustard greens
  • Provide valuable amounts of nutrients, including beta-carotene and lutein, which are plant-based nutrients that support the health and appearance of eyes
  • Valuable calcium source for older adults

Lentils and Beans

  • Loaded with antioxidants, potassium and folic acid
  • Helps to decrease cholesterol

Nuts

  • Contains Omega-3 fatty acids – maintaining good heart health
  • Daily consumption, unsalted and raw are best

Sprouts

  • Includes alfalfa and other sprouts
  • Contain Vitamin C and protein
  • Enhance immune system
  • Great to be added into salads

Kefir and Yoghurt

  • Contain healthy bacteria for the digestive tract
  • Assist the immune system
  • Can be consumed either in smoothies, or with fruit and nuts
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