20 Foods That Are Super Healthy
It’s #WorldFoodDay…Here are 20 healthy food you should check out for you and your family
Fruits and Berries
Fruits and berries are among the world’s most popular health foods; so easy to incorporate into daily diet as they require little or no preparation.
- Apples: Very rich in Fiber, Vitamin C and numerous anti-oxidants; healthy snacks fit that fits in
- Avocados: They are rich in healthy fats, creamy and high in fibre, potassium and vitamin C.
- Bananas: They are rich in Vitamin B6 and fibre and one of the best fruits to consume daily
- Oranges: They are well known for high Vitamin C Content; also rich in fibre and antioxidant.
- Strawberries: They are highly nutritious, low in both carbs and calories. Rich in Vitamin C, Fibre and manganese.
Other Healthy Fruits are Cherries, grapes, grapefruit, kiwi, lemons, mango, melons, olives, peaches, pears, pineapples, plums and raspberries.
- Eggs: This is one of the safest food on the planet with the recent discovery that it is among the most nutritious foods on the planet
Against the popular myth that meats are harmful, gently cooked meat is absolutely one of the healthiest and nutritious foods to eat.
- Chicken Breasts: Very low in fat and calories but extremely high in protein
- Lamb Meat: They are rich in Omega-3-fatty acids
Nuts and Peanuts have been discovered to help when it comes to losing weight; crunchy and highly filling yet loaded with important nutrients
- Almonds: They are loaded with Vitamin E, antioxidants, magnesium and fiber.
- Coconuts: Loaded with fiber and powerful fatty acids called medium-chain triglycerides.
- Walnuts They are highly nutritious and loaded with fiber and all sorts of vitamins and minerals.
Vegetables are among the world’s rated most nutritious; widely available with varieties.
- Bell Peppers: Come in several colors which include red, yellow and green; very crunchy and sweet. A great source of antioxidants and Vitamin C.
- Carrots: A popular root vegetable, very crunchy and loaded with nutrients like fiber and vitamin K. Carrots are also very high in carotene antioxidants, which have numerous benefits.
- Cauliflower: It is a very versatile cruciferous vegetable. It can be used to make all sorts of healthy recipes, and also tastes pretty good on its own.
Other healthy vegetables are Onions, Tomatoes, Artichokes, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, celery, eggplant, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, radishes, squash, swiss chard, turnips, zucchini etc.
Fish and Seafood are known to be rich in omega-3 fatty acids and iodine, two nutrients that most people don’t get enough of.
- Salmon: A type of oil fish with great taste and rich in protein, Omega-3-fatty acids and Vitamin D.
- Shrimps: Edible sea-animal that are low in fat, proteins and fats including selenium and vitamin B12.
- Tuna: Very popular in Western countries, and tends to be low in fat and calories, but high in protein. It is perfect people who need to add more protein to their diets while keeping calories low.
Grains are high carbs foods yet possess lots of nutrients in them
- Brown Rice: Rice is one of the oldest cereal grains, and is currently a staple food for more than half of people in the world. Brown (whole grain) rice is fairly nutritious, with a decent amount of fiber, vitamin B1 and magnesium.
- . Green Beans: Green beans, also called string beans, are unripe varieties of the common bean. They are very popular in Western countries.
- . Kidney Beans: Kidney beans are loaded with various vitamins and minerals, and are very high in fiber. Just make sure to cook them properly, because they are toxic when raw.