Are you looking to make your diet super? Forget about normal food and hop on the super food bandwagon! Super foods, aka foods that are nutrient dense, can transform your diet. Here are a few of our favourite foods that pack a major punch.
Who doesn’t love Greek yogurt? Thick, creamy and packed with protein and probiotics, this is the perfect breakfast or anytime food. Eat it plain or sweeten it up with fruit for breakfast. Use it in place of sour cream, cream cheese and mayo all day long. The flavour is subtle so it’ll transform quickly with spices.
Ditch the rice and grab some quinoa! This South American superfood is jam packed with all nine amino acids along with a hearty dose of protein. You can use it in any recipe that calls for rice or couscous. It will add bonus nutrients and an amazing taste.
Loaded with fibre, vitamin C and antioxidants, these impressively little fruits deserve a permanent place on your grocery shopping list. According to experts, they might even improve your memory! Sprinkle some over your oatmeal or eat ‘em plain.
Looking to add more antioxidants to your diet? Leaf per leaf, this is the number one source of antioxidants in the garden! It’s also a great source of iron, fibre and calcium.
On top of being the pottery that grows, these amazing little seeds are full of iron, magnesium, calcium, and potassium.
An oldie but a goodie, this classic breakfast table staple is full of antioxidants and fibre. It’ll keep your digestive system running like a dream while the slow release carbs will keep you feeling full for hours. Did you know it can even lower your cholesterol level?
Haven’t started drinking green tea yet? Join us! All of the healthiest people from the last couple of centuries have found antioxidant-rich green tea to be the secret to a long, healthy life.
You may have hated it as a kid but it is time to start loving it! Packed full of vitamins, minerals, fibre and folate, these ugly little green flowers are an essential part of a healthy diet.
Here’s a superfood that’s easy to swallow! These delicious little berries will give your immune system a major boost while proving you with a major dose of vitamin C. Thanks to their natural sweetness, they are a favourite of many dieters. Grab a cup next time you are craving sweets!
Last but certainly not least, salmon is the most powerful food in the non-vegetarian category. Full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is the natural star of any healthy meal. There are a million and one healthy ways to cook it so start experimenting!