The top 10 superfoods

Posted: July 14, 2013 By: Comment: 0

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The Top 10 Healthiest Superfoods You

NEED to Know About for Extreme

Health and Longevity

by Catherine Ebeling, RN BSN —
These are definitely some of the best superfoods you can eat for your health… Full of antioxidants, chock full of vitamins, minerals and good fats; they help to fix the damage we do every day with diets, environmental stressors, chemical additives and physical stress. If you can include a few servings of these foods in your weekly diet, you will be adding a lot to your good health, and preventing many diseases that could be coming your way otherwise.

The list includes some superstars you may already know about and newly discovered foods such as:

  • Goji Berry
  • Acai Berry
  • Grass-Fed Meats and Wild-Caught Salmon
  • Almonds, Walnuts and Other Nuts
  • Avocados
  • Garlic, Onions, Leeks and Shallots
  • Tomatoes
  • Sprouts
  • Grass-Fed Raw Dairy Milk, Cheese, and Butter
  • Fermented Foods

Superfood #1.  Goji Berries – Goji or wolfberries have long played important roles in Chinese medicine where they are believed to enhance immune system function, improve eyesight, protect the liver, boost sperm production and improve circulation, among other things. They can be eaten raw, consumed as juice or wine, brewed into an herbal tea, or prepared as a tincture.

Goji polysaccharides show antioxidant activity in vitro. As a source of dietary fiber, however, polysaccharides would yield products from bacterial fermentation in the colon, such as several short-chain fatty acids, e.g., butyric acid, which may provide health benefits.

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