Top Super Foods
Winter is a great time of year… you can snuggle up on those rainy nights eating all those yummy comfort food treats, until you realize…summer is just around the corner!
Here are some of our 10 Top Super foods to Detox and reset your body after a season of a little overindulgence.
- Cacao Bean (Raw Chocolate)
This Seed/nut comes from a fruit from the Amazonian tree, Cacao is the highest antioxidant top super foods on the planet today. This is the number 1 source of antioxidants, magnesium, and iron. The raw chocolate helps improve strong bones and cardiovascular health as well as elevating your mood and energy levels. Cacao can come in different forms such as a powder form which you can make as a hot drink or add it to your smoothie or drinks. Perfect for all you chocolate lovers.
- Flax seeds and Flax seed oils
Packed with essential fatty acids for healthy brain function, Flaxseeds and Flaxseed oils are another one of our top superfoods. They are perfect for cleansing and maintaining a healthy immune system, healthy skin and are rich in anti- oxidants, B vitamins and dietary fibre. This seed comes from the flax plant can be used as a whole or ground into a power to add to your favourite foods.
Garlic is a great versatile ingredient to add to your other top superfoods in your diet, not only does it taste good it is also helping to cleanse your whole body of nasty bacteria and illnesses. Garlic helps to cleanse the blood naturally and aids in lowering levels of blood pressure. Fresh Garlic is used with the common cold to help cleanse the respiratory tract and help fight mucus build up in the sinuses.
Kale has been getting a lot of attention lately, more and more people are becoming aware of their bodies and are choosing more healthy nutrient rich top superfoods such as Kale to add into their diet. Kale is a green leafy vegetable rich in powerful antioxidants and anti-cancer substances. This high fibre superfood is great at aiding digestion cleansing the body and bowls of toxins and harmful bacteria. For those who aren’t a big fan of leafy greens kale is brilliant as it has a very mild taste. Try juicing kale with other fruits and vegetables to get the full benefits your body deservers.
Raw beetroot is a favourite one of our top superfoods. Cleansing the blood also aiding in relaxing your blood cells which improves blood flow, circulation and lowers blood pressure. Beetroot being high in valuable nutrients and fibre is also a great pre workout drink as it creates more oxygen flow within the body and give you that extra boost of energy we love. A perfect way to consume beets is juicing or boiling adding to a salad or as a tasty snack.
Spirulina is incredibly good for you and adding this powerful organism to your daily food intake in either tablet or powder form is a perfect way of getting all those top superfoods into your body. Spirulina is loaded with nutrients that have a super positive effect on your health, body and brain function. This miracle green powder is the world’s highest source of complete protein (65%) and is filled with anti- oxidants and anti – inflammatory properties that are essential for a healthy body.
Lemons are a great superfood to help detox the body, high in Vitamin C they are a super liver detoxifier. Lemons contain high amounts of anti – oxidants and high amounts of vitamin C which are important in fighting of effects of pollution and body cell damage. This rich citrus fruit will enhance your beauty with its nutrients by rejuvenating skin from within creating that natural glow back to your completion.
Low in calories and high in nutrients this healthy little snack is packed with goodness. Blueberries are an amazing one of our 10 top superfoods to help you get your body back on track this summer. Perfect as a snack to take to the beach these little powerhouses are full of free radical fighting ingredients as well as being packed with Vitamin C and can help in maintaining healthy brain function and can improve your memory. Blueberries also act as an antibiotic blocking bacteria and helping to prevent infections.
Another one of our top superfoods is Activated charcoal. Don’t be scared by its black colour, This is a ancient
way to cleanse your system and is the most absorbent material in the world. This potent cole can reduce the absorption of harmful chemicals in the body by up to 60%. It comes in powder form great for teeth whitening removing toxins and stains on teeth also capsule form which is ideal to take if you are suffering from food poisoning. Many hospitals use this product and have at the ready for patients who are suffering from ingested toxins.
- Banana Flour
Last but not least on our 10 top superfoods list is banana flour, Almond flour was all the rage in 2014, but this light gluten free flour is quickly becoming a top favourite. This flour is made from raw bananas that have been peeled, chopped, dried then ground and has high amounts of resistant starch which helps fight colon cancer, diabetes and obesity. Perfect to use as a replacement in your baking and cooking as this flour is has a lovely texture and being gluten free is even better for you that regular white or whole wheat flour.