They are known as superfoods or super foods, those foods of 100% natural origin, whether seeds, algae, fruits, herbs or vegetables, which have an extraordinary concentration of nutrients (many more than normal foods) and antioxidant powers that They help rid the body of free radicals, the causes of oxidative damage to cells, cancer and aging.
They are considered powerful because they help supplement the body with a single nutrient pump and being natural (not synthetic or processed), they will be absorbed in a very efficient way. Remember an organism that is well nourished maintains an adequate weight, combats diseases, and maximizes the functions of its organs such as the brain, heart, liver, kidneys, reproductive system, pancreas and immune system shakeology.
By combining a daily diet (full of fresh and natural foods) with super foods you can really make a positive impact on your body’s health. For this reason, super foods are so popular and so much is said about them.
Here we present 6 of the most popular:
Chia Seeds: Flavonoid antioxidants and minerals such as zinc and manganese, which help cellular regeneration and regulate metabolism. It contains more omega 3 and omega 6 acids than any other food, helping in this way to increase HDL or good cholesterol and to reduce bad cholesterol or LDL.Chia seeds are also a source of vegetable protein containing essential amino acids.
Raw Cacao: It is perhaps the food with the highest concentration of antioxidants that exists! Its flavonoid content is 21 times higher than green tea. It also contains vitamins A, B1, C, D and E and minerals, such as potassium, copper, iron and is the highest source of magnesium naturally, a basic mineral for many functions of the body, but of which there is great lack in the modern diet .
Virgin Coconut Oil: Being cold pressed is considered the best fat of the moment because it is a type of medium chain fat of saturated origin, which however is digested and used efficiently and not like other types of saturated fat (butter , butter) that tend to be stored, coconut oil is sent directly to the liver where it is converted into energy. So coconut oil could help speed up the metabolism and burn more energy during the day.
Spirulina: A micro algae that is consumed in tablets or powder.Natural reduction of appetite, due to its content of phenylalanine that acts directly on the hypothalamus decreasing the appetite at brain level but is in turn acts as a natural invigorating. It works as a nutritional supplement, co-helper in the treatment of diseases caused by deficiency of proteins, vitamins, minerals and trace elements, helping to balance all these elements in the body. It is rich in antioxidants such as phycocyanin, beta carotene, superoxide dismutase and vitamin E, protects the body against the presence of free radicals, stimulates the immune system, prevents cancer and accelerated aging. This antioxidant effect protects the lens of the eye, thus preventing the appearance of cataracts.
Aloe Vera (aloe vera): This plant that regenerates itself can strengthen the immune system because it contains acemannan which is a polysaccharide that acts as a powerful stimulator of white blood cells that destroys bacteria.
It is healing, has a great capacity to regenerate cells. It is effective in all kinds of wounds whether on the skin or internal (for example, stomach ulcers). Its scientific verification took place, for the first time with the wounded by the atomic bombs of Hirioshima and Nagasaki.
Maca: It is a root native to Peru and Bolivia, many scientific studies show its enormous qualities as superfood as positive effects on fertility, in the increase of libido and reproductive health. Your most appreciated benefit is hormonal regulation. It increases the learning capacity, brain power and memory, reduces the effects of stress and fatigue, improving physical resistance and helping to recover sleep. Because it is a very nutritious and invigorating food it is antianemic. Strengthens bones and muscles, improves the appearance of the skin, is anti-aging and anti-acne.