Have you ever wondered why there are people who look younger than their age? This is not only due to genetics, diet also has much to do with it too. There is a saying that goes “We are, what we eat” and it is so true. The great news is that out there, there are some amazing foods. These Superfoods can help you stay younger, leaner, stronger and healthier, keeping away heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, arthritis and diabetes. Sounds good, eh?
MEET THE SUPERFOODS
This pseudocereal provides proteins of high biological value and a lot of fiber to facilitate easy digestions. It will improve your intestinal transit, preventing colon cancer. Quinoa doesn´t contain gluten, so it is an extra benefit for gluten intolerants. You can prepare it boiled – like rice- and add it to your salads or sauteed with other vegetables.
This vegetable contains a lot of vitamin C, it is high in fiber and low in calories. It also contains many antioxidants that help prevent cancer. Next time your mama says, eat your broccoli, just thank her and do it.
Orange is the absolute superfruit. Known for its high content of vitamin C, folic acid and antioxidants. It helps fight free radicals.
The darker the better. That means that the percentage of cocoa is higher. Cocoa is rich in antioxidants and fiber. It is also very beneficial for cardiovascular health and central nervous system.
Yey! Chocolate can make you look younger but dont overeat it or, as part this rejuvenating process you might get pimples.
Called by some Vegetarian Butter, Avocado has a high content of oleic acid and multiple antioxidants. It is also rich in vitamins and folates. Avocado contains more potassium than banana for example. If you add it to your salads, it multiplies by 15 the absorption of antioxidants present in the rest of vegetables.
Kale is probably the vegetable with the highest nutritional density. Only 50 grs of Kale covers the daily needs of vitamin C, beta-carotene and vitamin K. In addition it provides large amounts of potassium, calcium and magnesium.
We recomend you as healthy snack to prepare Kale’s chips. It is super easy. Just cut the kale into small pieces, add a little olive oil and salt, bake it for 8 or 10 minutes and khalas!
These superfoods will help our health and also our looks. Not only that, they are easy to prepare and delicious. Our recomendation: just incorporate them into your diet and start to notice their benefits.