15 Super Foods

Here are 15 super foods that are easy to incorporate into your daily diet. I included links to my recipes that contain the ingredients.

Rainbow Chard (and other dark leafy greens)

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  • Extremely high in Vitamin K and A.
  • Excellent for blood sugar regulation.
  • Great source of dietary fiber.
  • Recipes.

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Coconut and Coconut Oil

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  • Contains fatty acids the body needs.
  • Helps the body burn fat.
  • Recipes.

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Almonds and Walnuts

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  • High in protein.
  • Walnuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids.
  • The body’s “brain food.”
  • Recipes.

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Ginger and Ginger Chews (from Trader’s) 

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  • Helps soothe the stomach and treats nausea.
  • Recipes.

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Chia Seeds

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  • High in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants.
  • Recipes.

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Flaxseeds

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  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • High in micronutrients.
  • Recipes.

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Sprouts

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  • High in Vitamin K.
  • Contains protein.
  • Alkalinizes the body.

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Cinnamon

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  • Loaded with antioxidants.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Recipes.

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Apple Cider Vinegar

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  • Lowers cholesterol, clears sinuses, fights bacteria, aids in digestion, and provides extra energy.
  • Recipes.

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 Blueberries

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  • One of the most nutrient rich fruits.
  • Extremely high in antioxidants.
  • Recipes.

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Gogi Berries

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  • High in Vitamin C.
  • Great source of antioxidants.
  • Add to your smoothies.
  • Recipes.

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Gim (a.k.a Seaweed or Nori)

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  • I grew up eating Gim (Korean for seaweed) with rice and Korean side dishes. My family buys it in bulk from the Korean market. It’s recently gained popularity in mainstream supermarkets. Trader Joe’s sells single snack packs. Eat it plain or with rice and veggies.
  • High in omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, and magnesium.

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Cocoa Powder

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  • Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Satisfies your chocolate cravings without the guilt!
  • Recipes.

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Hemp Seeds

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  • Contains essential amino acids.
  • High in protein.
  • Add to shakes and smoothies.

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Nutritional Yeast

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  • Cream or cheese substitute.
  • High in protein and fiber.
  • A good source of B12 (great for vegetarians because B12 is typically found in meat).
  • Try sprinkling nutritional yeast and spike on popcorn.
  • Recipes.

Read more here.

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