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Enrich Your Diet with These 10 Superfoods

Written byNikhil Ambatkar

Last updated on : 20 Jun, 2024

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In today’s fast-moving world, it is pretty challenging for everyone to have a healthy and balanced diet to nourish the body, but knowing some superfoods that enrich and boost your diet might help. Adding these superfoods to your diet will give supplements and nutrients that are required in tiny amounts but are essential and that you might not get from your usual diet. Let’s get to know more about these top 10 superfoods. 

1. Nuts 

Nuts and butter derived from them are excellent sources of protein, fibre, and essential nutrients that can enrich your diet. It has been scientifically proven that they promote eye health and may add protection against cancer and heart diseases.

2. Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries are excellent sources of antioxidants that protect your cells from damage and free radicals and may help in fighting against many diseases and other conditions. Antioxidants in blueberries help in hair growth and nail growth and are essential for healthy skin. 

3. Probiotic food

Healthy-Probiotic

Probiotic or fermented food like yoghurt or kimchi should be added to the diet as it contains probiotic microorganisms that enrich your gut microflora. It aids in digestion and improves immune response. 

4. Seeds

Chia-seeds

Seeds like chia seeds and hemp seeds are considered nutritional powerhouses as they are packed with antioxidants, minerals, fibres, and omega-3 fatty acids. As per research, antioxidants in chia seeds may have anti-cancer properties and a protective effect on the heart and the liver. 

5. Superfruits

Superfruits

Fruits like golden berries and acai are considered superfruits as they are full of antioxidants. Research has shown that acai has cholesterol-improving properties and may protect your brain cells against damage.

6. Eggs

Eggs

Eggs are excellent sources of proteins considered building blocks of the body. Eggs contain biotin, which is good for hair growth. They are readily available and can be included in daily breakfast. 

7. Green Tea 

Green-Tea

It’s a popular beverage in many cultures because of its health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory properties and can boost the metabolic rate. You can have two cups daily, one in the morning and one in the evening, to have maximum benefits.

8. Spinach

Fresh-spinach-leaves

Spinach and other green leafy vegetables are excellent sources of proteins and flavonoids. It is also loaded with vitamin A and C that helps in moderating blood pressure levels and protect against heart diseases. 

9. Fish

Fish and fish oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which helps regulate inflammation. Omega-3 fatty acids also help regulate blood pressure, maintain healthy body weight, and regulate immune function, thus maintaining the overall health of the human body. 

10. Kale

kale

It’s a dark green leafy vegetable that deserves special mention and should be added to the diet since it contains proteins and flavonoids. It is also a source of vitamins A, K, and C and fibres. 

Conclusion 

In conclusion, adding these superfoods to your diet will help you maintain overall health and a fit body. These superfoods will also aid you in tackling many diseases and conditions, thus reducing your visits to the doctor. Add these superfoods and get healthy. You can get free teleconsultation from our expert doctors once you order medicine on our online pharmacy – Truemeds or you can also download our Truemeds app. You can avail of branded and generic medicines by uploading your prescription on Truemeds. When placing an order for medicines online, you may save more money by selecting alternative or generic medicine advised by Truemed’s expert doctors. You can save up to 72% on your purchase and get free home delivery* pan India.

Frequently asked questions

What is a true superfood?

A food that adds health benefits and helps maintain overall health can be considered a superfood.

What is the healthiest superfood in the world?

Spinach can be considered the healthiest superfood as it is packed with protein and low in calories. It is also a great source of vitamins A and K and flavonoids.

What is the #1 superfood?

Dark green leafy vegetables and nuts can be considered the #1 superfood as they are excellent sources of nutrients, including folate, zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin C, fibre, and antioxidants

Which superfood helps in burning belly fat?

Green tea can help boost metabolism, thus helping burn belly fat.

Which fruits are superfruits?

Golden berries and acai are superfruits as they have cholesterol-improving properties.

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The information given in this article is true to our best knowledge. Still, we recommend you consult your healthcare professional before taking practising any information mentioned in this article.

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