8 Super Foods – antioxidants

8 Super Foods

  1. kiwi fruit is a great source of vitamin C – even better than an orange when compared weight for weight.kiwi
    Kiwi fruit also contains vitamin K, potassium and magnesium.
  2. watercress is brimming with beneficial B vitamins and minerals such as iron and calcium. It’s a good source of the antioxidant vitamin C, flavonoids, beta-carotene and glucosinolates which are believed to have a range of possible anti-cancer effects. It also contains some vitamin E.
  3. Sunflower seeds are rich in the antioxidant vitamin E. Mix them with pumpkin seeds for a healthy blend of beneficial omega-6 and omega-3 fats.
  4. Spinach contains folic acid (good for healthy blood, nerves, circulation and pregnancy) and vitamin C. Leafy greens – such as spinach, cabbage and spring greens – are also a good source of carotenoids and, when eaten regularly, might help to reduce the risk of heart disease and various cancers.Almonds
  5. Almonds lower bad cholesterol, thanks to plant sterols, and benefit diabetics by lowering blood sugar. They’re also rich in amino acids, whichbolster testosterone levels and muscle growth.
  6. Sea Vegetables Dulse, Hijiki, Kelp, Kombu, Nori, Wakame are all high in Amino Acids, Beta Carotene, Calcium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium and Omega-3s.
  7. Green Tea releases catechin, an antioxidant with proven anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. It can boost your cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of most types of cancer.
  8. Avocados are full of monounsaturated fat. Also rich in folate, a water-soluble B vitamin that helps lower the levels of homocysteine, an aminoAvocado
    acid that can hinder the flow of blood through blood vessels.

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