If you act like a supermum, super-friend, super-partner, and super-colleague can be super-tiring, especially when you do it on a few slices of peanut butter toast and a latte.
Juggling all these roles needs the support of healthy food, especially as we get older. Nourishing your body is the best thing you can do for yourself and also your family.
Here are some great foods for all wonder-women.
Dark delights such as raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries take the podium in the fruit stakes as they have the highest levels of antioxidants called anthocyanins, which are powerful anti-inflammatories. Queen Garnet, with its purple flesh from Australia, has been shown to normalize weight with improved heart and liver function.
It is full of immunity-boosting vitamins like C and E, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. Spinach is rich in iron and has 20 percent of your daily fiber intake. It will increase your stamina during workouts.
Either you love it or you hate it. Those pesky colds and flu are less likely to win because of the allicin found in garlic and with it, garlic is going to help you kick those germs to the curb. To boost the disease-fighting response of some types of white blood cells, sulfur-containing compounds from allicin which gives garlic its medicinal properties helps a lot. So when the body encounters viruses like colds and the flu guess what, yup those specific white blood cells are going to attack to try and keep you healthy!
Almonds are chock full of vitamin E and healthy fats. Although vitamin C is a leader when it’s all about fighting off colds vitamin E is key to a healthy immune system. If you consume about 23 almonds which is very doable, you’ll get about 50% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin E in return. What an awesome gift!
Apples are loaded with antioxidants quercetin and catechin, which protect our cells and help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease for this, Research might actually confirm that it will keep the doctors away if you have at least one of it per day. Don’t peel it off, you can get more fiber and nutrients by eating the skin.
Consuming one or two superfoods each day will not undo the damage of an otherwise unhealthy diet because there is no miracle food that will ward off all diseases and illnesses. Eventually, you should intend to consume a diet rich in various types of fruits and vegetables, as well as foods you enjoy such as cheese and ice cream, to guarantee ideal physical and emotional wellness.
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