Wednesday 11 July 2012

10 Superfoods For Healthier and Happier You

When we talk about happiness, we cannot leave out healthiness. Without good health, it is harder to obtain a true happiness. When talk about health, it is better to focus on prevention rather than cure. Thus, appropriate/regular exercises and healthier/balanced food in-take is very important for maintaining a good health.

Today, I am going to share 10 superfoods which are powerhouses of vitamins, antioxidants and curative properties. The best part is they are all easily obtainable (source: READ magazine).

1. Almonds:
  • Great source of vitamins B and E which ae beneficial to the immune system. Powerful antioxidants;
  • Good sources of magnesium;
  • Produce energy, build and maintain muscle tissue;
  • Regulate blood sugar level;
  • Sate hunger effectively and thus reducing sugar craving.

2. Eggs:
  • Contain a balance of essential amino acids
  • Full of protein

3. Soy:
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Rich in fibre
  • Rich in protein

4. Apples:
  • Reduces damaging cholesterol
  • Help keep full for longer
  • Able to fight certain cancers

5. Berries:
  • Loaded with fibre
  • High in antioxidants

6. Leafy greens:
  • Low calorie count that can reduce your waistline
  • High in magnesium, fibre and calcium, thus aiding muscle contraction
  • The darker the green, the better

7. Yogurt:
  • Aids a better digestive system
  • The probiotic bacteria reduces the incidence of gas, bloating and constipation
  • High in minerals, calcium and help neutralise acidity

8. Salmon:
  • Rich in Omega-3 fatty acid that increases the metabolism and promote fat burning
  • Protect the heart and regulate adrenaline

9. Avocados:
  • Contains a large number of cholesterol-burning enzymes
  • The potassium and monosaturated fat lowers blood pressure
  • The potassium helps satisfy sweet cravings

10. Green Tea:
  • Aids digestion better and helps burn fat
Out of the above 10 superfoods, which ones are you taking regularly? Or if you know of any other superfoods, do share it here too.


1 comment:

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    10 Superfoods For Healthier and Happier You