10 SuperFoods You Should Be Eating

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Have you ever wondered what a “super food” is exactly? A super food is defined as “a nutrient-rich food that is considered to be especially beneficial for both health and well-being.”

Incorporating a few of these super foods into your diet can make for a delicious and nutrient-packed day! What are YOUR favorite Super Foods?

  1. Wild Salmon – this fish is loaded with protein and heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids which studies show can help in preventing cardiovascular disease.
  2. Cranberries – this fruit helps to fight inflammation in the body, reduce risk of heart disease and prevent yeast infections.
  3. Avocado – is loaded with healthy mono saturated fats which improve cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of heart disease.
  4. Chia – this seed is loaded with fiber and has the same amount of omega-3s as wild salmon! It is also packed with magnesium and antioxidants proven to lower cardiovascular disease.
  5. Broccoli – this green veggie is packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber! It also has high levels of folate (important for women’s health) and helps fight off disease.
  6. Almonds – this nuts has a good dose of fiber, plus it is packed with magnesium, potassium, iron and calcium.
  7. Flax – is another seed that is fiber packed and full of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It helps protect against heart disease and cancer.
  8. Cacao – chocolate as a “super food”? Yes! This delight is full of disease-fighting antioxidants that help in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  9. Blueberries – these little berries are packed with fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. They aid in protecting against heart disease and cancer.
  10. Greek Yogurt – This tart treat is packed with probiotics that aid in digestion and boost the immune system. It is also gives you a big protein punch!

A few great combinations are:

  • Salmon and steamed broccoli
  • Greek yogurt topped with blueberries and almonds
  • Grilled avocado, cranberry & goat cheese sandwich
  • Cacao, strawberry and Greek yogurt parfait

Top 10 superfoods | Fabletics Blog

Sarah Kesseli nurtured her interest in a healthier lifestyle by doing as much research as possible and created personal eating and exercise habits that have helped her stay fit and feeling fabulous ever since.

9 comments
Angie Pires
Angie Pires

I have them all!! The only thing is that the cranberries r covered with dark chocolate

Angie Hilton
Angie Hilton

I should be in good shape minis chai seeds this is my low cholesterol low processed sugar food....

Nawnaw Yitnang
Nawnaw Yitnang

Omg thank you sho much for the post. I ll follow this