Top 10 Healthiest Foods

It’s no surprise that eating healthy has loads of positive benefits for your body, mind and general wellbeing. When we eat well we feel good, when we feel good we’re happier, when we’re happier we’re more productive.

The follow list is a basic guide to the 10 healthiest foods based on the essential vitamins and minerals the human body needs to stay functioning at its best (Also check out the article on top 10 best supplements).

  1. Avocado

Eating just half an avocado a day gives you all the benefit of healthy monounsaturated fats, Vitamin B6, C, E, K, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.

  1. Spinach

This green superfood is one of the healthiest on earth. Packed with energy and provides Vitamin A, Vitamin K, and essential folate. Available fresh, frozen or canned.

  1. Black Beans

Filled with super healthy antioxidants, black beans digest slowly, keeping you feeling full for longer. These gems are full of calcium, fiber and protein.

  1. Broccoli

A great source of vitamin C, Vitamin K, potassium and fibre. Vitamin C – builds collagen, which forms body tissue and bone, and helps cuts and wounds heal. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and protects the body from damaging free radicals.

  1. Beetroot

Good for the brain and skilled at lowering blood pressure, the humble beet is often overlooked as one of the healthiest foods on earth. The brightly-colored root vegetable is filled with folate, magnesium and Vitamin C.

  1. Lemons

Lemons have strong anti-inflammatory qualities and can help to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. They also have just as much Vitamin C as oranges.

  1. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a natural mood-booster and according to research it has more antioxidants compared to most fruit juices. It also protects the body from diseases and small amounts can prevent heart conditions.

  1. Rasberries

Like most berries, raspberries are filled with antioxidants, to help keep the body healthy and free of disease. Fresh or frozen, they also provide Vitamin C, calcium and iron.

  1. Garlic

This pungent bulb has been used to ward off disease for centuries, as it inhibits the growth of bacteria, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure and has some serious anti-inflammatory powers

  1. Lentils

This mighty legume is high in fibre and protein and adds great taste and texture to any meal. Vegans and vegetarians are often a fan of using lentils as a meat substitute in traditional recipes.


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