Superfoods are nutrient-rich food that are considered highly beneficial to your health. I love that these are “multi-tasker” type foods, meaning that they are not only filled with disease-fighting nutrients, but they also taste good, and are low in calories. How’s that for a win-win? These are my absolutely favorite superfoods that I integrate into my diet daily. These foods help boost my energy level, help me fight off the latest virus going around, and make me feel confident in my body.

8 Super Foods

 

  1. Kale // On busier mornings when I’m running out the door I usually whip up a green smoothie made with kale. Eating kale helps regulate your digestive system as it’s packed with fiber. It also delivers vitamins that help maintain a healthy nervous and immune system!
  2. Brown Rice// Brown rice is a much heartier alternative to white rice. Brown rice is high in fiber, helps boost your metabolism, and helps burn fat.
  3. Chia Seeds// Chia seeds are packed with omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, and fiber. I love to add a few teaspoons of chia seeds to any salad, smoothie, or stir fry.
  4. Oats// I love putting oats in my fruity smoothies to give it a thicker texture or I like eating oatmeal for breakfast or for a midmorning snack. Oats are rich in fiber so I feel fuller for longer.
  5. Cinnamon// Cinnamon isn’t just for spicing up your pumpkin pie. I recently found out that it has huge health benefits, from helping treat diabetes to fighting inflammation, and killing bacteria.
  6. Almonds// Almonds are a great snack I can always store in my purse. I combat the munchies with nuts instead of crackers because nuts help shed pounds instead of packing them on.
  7. Avocados// Avocado is a healthy fat that combats hunger and is also packed with fiber and protein. I love topping off my sourdough toast with an avocado spread.
  8. Blueberries// One of my favorite fruits. Luckily for me blueberries are not only tasty, but they are also known for anti-aging effects! Who doesn’t looking 10 years younger?

For some more tips on building healthier habits, check out this post. What are some of your favorite everyday superfoods?

 

Nicole

Author: Nicole

Meet Nicole, one of the three sisters who own Lime Ricki. She is partial to gingham, the color yellow and wishes she had more time to travel the world with her darling daughters (three of them!) and her handsome husband. Nicole subscribes to more magazines than she has time to read and is a collector of cheap pens -- Pilot G2 Ultra Fine & Le Pen by Marvy Uchida are her current favorites.

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