5 Amazing Superfoods Everyone Needs To Eat

Nature is so smart that puts the medicine in the foods. We are in the time where we have to start embracing ourselves more. Superfoods can help you cultivate more love for yourself. Many people don’t feel good about themselves because it’s linked into the kind of foods they are eating. If you eat junk you feel like junk. 

Here is a list of 5 highly beneficial superfoods that you have to add to your diet today.

  1. Sacha Inchi

    Sacha Inchi also called Inca Peanut is a wild harvested Peruvian superfood. It looks like a nut, it tastes like a nut but it’s really a seed.

    Sacha Inchi has the highest source of omega-3 fatty acids in the world. It is a powerful antioxidant, it contains the 9 essential amino acids, potassium, calcium, zinc and it’s gluten free.

    It’s a great superfood that improves cardiovascular health.

    Photo: Jill
  2. Cacao Powder

    It is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world. It contains tryptophan, the precursor of serotonin. The feel-good hormone, so you are going to start to feel better. When you eat cacao your energy will shoot through the roof, that means that you can step into “Radical Action”.

    A lot of people don’t love themselves because they don’t have any motivation and willpower. Cacao powder serves as a powerful catalyst for developing willpower and a greater appreciation for yourself and those around you.

    Cacao powder is also high in magnesium and sulphur; two important minerals that are often depleted in today’s soils and processed diets. Finally cacao powder releases endorphins and brain chemicals, leaving us with that feeling of well being and love.

    Additionally, cacao powder is a phenomenal superfood that improves your circulation and cardiovascular health.

  3. Chia Seeds

    Chia seeds were used as a stable food source for many South American cultures. The Mayans, the Aztecs, the Incans, they would all use chia seeds right alongside corn, beans and other ancient grains. Chia seeds are a great source of fuel and strength.

    The botanical name for chia seeds is Salvia Hispanica, and it’s actually considered an herb. Chia seeds contain a great amount of fiber; 6 gram per tablespoon. That means 1/4 of daily fiber in one tablespoon of chia seeds.

    The other great thing about chia seeds is that they also contain a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, and the great thing about these omega-3 fatty acids is that they also are combined with chia seeds natural antioxidants which help prevent these sensitive fats from oxidising.

    Chia is also a good source of protein, it has iron, calcium and other traces of minerals in it as well.

    Chia seeds don’t have a huge taste on their own, in fact almost nothing at all, but what makes them so unique is their texture. One of chia’s great properties is that it acts as a gelling agent. A chia seed will absorb nine time its weight in water. So when you just combine it with some water or juice, it will bulk up into a nice chia gel.

    Photo: Stacy
  4. Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil has many amazing benefits. It is full of lauric acid which is an organic antiviral, it helps to kill bacteria and funguses. Coconut oil has also been shown to naturally lower cholesterol levels.

    Coconut oil’s fat goes directly to the liver to be processed from the digestive track and it’s used for energy immediately. What’s great about this is that it has a fat burning effect.

    Taking one tablespoon of coconut oil every day is one of the best things you can do for your health. Coconut oil is overall one of the best superfoods available on this planet.

    Photo: Lauren
  5. Lucuma Powder

    Lucuma powder can be used as a natural sweetener. You won’t need sugar anymore. Sugar robs from your healthy cells. Lucuma powder is one of those superfoods full of minerals, antioxidants and it also has anti inflammatory properties.

    Photo: Duy

Food plays a powerful role in helping us all change our attitude. We are not only what we eat, but we are also what we feed to all of our senses. However what we eat plays an integral role in helping us become our best version.

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Matteo Trovato writes about positive ideas for living a happier life and becoming your greatest version. You can connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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