You probably heard of the saying that “Real beauty comes from inside.”
And you could say that this concept is similar to your overall health. When you get plenty of sleep, exercise and eat the right foods, you can start feeling and looking your best.
And although no food can make you healthier overnight, getting the right nutrients from the healthiest food can make a huge difference over time!
Here are five miracle superfoods that can do tons to your overall health:
1. Cruciferous Vegetables
I just can’t put all veggies in here. So, I’m giving you this general category of veggies that deserves the top— the cruciferous vegetables that include horseradish, broccoli, rutabaga, cauliflower, bok choy, kale, kohlrabi, cabbage, turnips, chard, mustard and collard greens, Brussels sprout and more!
So, why do these veggies came on top? Well, these crunchy goodies are master detoxifiers. Our body, particularly in the liver, have what we like to call “detoxification factories,” commonly known as enzymes. These factories are constantly working to process things which can damage the body.
Cruciferous veggies help speed up the enzyme processing of toxic products and making the body a much more efficient detoxifier. Also, these veggies help balance hormones in such favorable ways and can help reduce the risk of hormone-related cancers like prostate and breast cancer.
Regardless of the shape or color, you can never go wrong with berries! Most often, blueberries are on the healthy list, but you should never forget cranberries raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries. All berries are packed with anthocyanin which helps limit cellular damage by blocking oxidation and inflammation in the body.
This is crucial in preventing a list of chronic diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, cancer, heart diseases, and chronic pains. So, it is always better to eat a handful of juicy berries than popping an ibuprofen tablet with possible side effects.
3. Dark Chocolate
When following a weight loss diet, you might try to avoid the pleasure of dark chocolates. However, these goodies have yet again proven themselves worthy of being called a miracle food.
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