Eating oats is one of the simplest steps you can take to improve your overall heath. It is a superfood which is easily available, cheap and not hard to add to your diet. The benefits of eating oats have been known for a while now. During the 80’s when it was shown eating oats helped lower cholesterol it became very fashionable. However, the hype died down but it became popular once more in the late 90’s when it was allowed to carry a label which said it may reduce the risk of heart disease.
The reason why oats is a nutritional powerhouse is they contain minerals, vitamins, phytonutrients and is high in fibre and protein. The variety of nutrients in oats makes it a complete superfood. It not only reduces the risk of heart disease but also Continue reading »
You may look at broccoli and think boring or even worse disgusting, but that would be a mistake as it’s a superfood which has many health benefits and should be part of a healthy diet. It actually tastes delicious and is versatile as it can be added to many dishes or cooked using different methods. But most importantly, it helps reduce the risk of cancer and improves health due to its nutrients. Other veggies similar to broccoli are cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts and cabbage which are all cruciferous vegetables. However, broccoli and kale are superfoods.
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What’s the number one killer in the world at the moment? Take a moment to think about it. The answer is heart disease followed by cancers. Additionally, diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world. This may be scary but it is possible to reduce your risk by eating a healthy diet rich in superfoods.
What are superfoods, they are simply foods which are beneficial to your health. Certain foods such as those described as junk foods can increase the risk of disease. In contrast, superfoods have been shown to decrease the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and improve health by providing optimal nutrition. They are found in Continue reading »