Avocado, beans, garlic, spinach, broccoli, lemon, potatoes, salmon… write down these 10 ingredients to make your shopping cart your best medicine.
When planning a diet or focusing on a change of habits in search of a healthier diet we should keep in mind the properties of the best foods that we have around us. We will not only be empowering our organism but also providing it in a natural way superfood in its category.
We have already read on more than one occasion that pulses are a key source in our diet and when eating healthy, with iron, fiber, vitamins … no need to resort to other products. The same is true, for example, of mussels, which are very powerful in terms of iron content. These are two examples that serve to introduce the list of the 10 healthiest foods in the world.
Lemon: antioxidant, powerful diuretic, added in teas, water, not only brings a freshness but is also caring for our body. Rich in vitamin C helps protect the body’s good cholesterol.
Broccoli: one of the most potent vegetables in terms of antioxidants is concerned, in addition to having high doses of vitamin K and C, the first protects the bones and the second helps the immune system.
Dark chocolate: not only does eating chocolate make us happy, but it is also a powerful antioxidant for our body; it reduces blood pressure, bad cholesterol and increases levels of good cholesterol.
Potatoes: potatoes of all life, this tuber helps in the diet of athletes for its high satiating power, rich in magnesium and iodine, in addition to water and folic acid, should be part of our diet much more regularly. Of course, avoiding sauces.
Salmon: one of the healthiest fish we can find. Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, it provides our body with good fats. It helps us to prevent Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart attacks. Wild salmon is the healthiest option.
Nuts: we talk a lot in Sport and Life nuts, and is that this snack helps our body in its development, in addition to being a healthy snack, satiate, reduce cholesterol, provide healthy fats, omega 3, helps us control weight, promotes fertility, its consumption can prevent prostate cancer or breast, contains antioxidant, vitamin E, folic acid, melatonin …
Avocado: we are avocado fans, not only for its rich content in healthy fats, its satiating power, how it helps in diets for athletes but also for its versatility when cooking, the polyphenols it possesses, the contribution of vitamins A, C, D, E, K …
Garlic: we just mentioned the other day the importance of cooking again with garlic and onion, the basis of the Mediterranean diet, two condiments that season the meals and prevent you from adding sauces and other derivatives providing trans fats and calories you don’t need. Garlic also reduces blood pressure, cholesterol levels, delays the appearance of neurodegenerative diseases .
Spinach: the food of strength according to the cartoons. And it is that their contribution of iron is really remarkable. But they also have folic acid, vitamin A, B, just 27 calories, magnesium, protects the immune system, helps maintain muscles and nerves, making it ideal for athletes, as well as controlling diabetes.
Beans: legumes like beans provide carbohydrates, protein, fiber, just 1 gram of fat, vitamins A, B3, B9, and C, as well as iron, fiber, and potassium.