List of super foods for super health

Top super foods - list of healthy fruits and vegetables

This list of super foods contains the vegetables and fruits list that are considered as best super foods. Vegetables and fruits are considered the most nutritious foods of all the food groups.

Raw foods diet, vegetarian or vegan diet solves many health problems for those who are usually meat eaters.

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You do not need to give up meat if you can not do without it. But adding these vegetables and fruits to your meals regularly will definitely give you better health.

You may also visit our Super foods list of nuts, seeds, whole grains, beans, lentils etc. page.


Super foods list of Vegetables

Carrots - Contain beta carotene which helps in reducing the risk of stroke, helps improve your vision when consumed regularly.


Tomatoes are loaded with lycopene, which makes your skin look younger and keeps your heart healthy. Also contain vitamin A, E and C.


Pumpkin It's filled with natural cancer fighters alpha and beta carotene.


Cauliflower - This one is packed with cancer-fighting glucosinolates.


Asparagus - Contains vitamin K and folate. It's a natural diuretic so it reduces bloating.


Potatoes - contains potassium, reduces blood pressure.


Sweet potatoes - full of vitamin A, which protects your vision and your immune system.


Shiitake mushrooms - provides you vitamin D.


Onion and Garlic - These are good to reduce cholesterol and blood pressure, fight cancer.  They contain anti bacterial and anti fungal nutrients.


Watercress - gives you a good dose of vitamin K, zeaxanthin, lutein, beta-carotene and cancer-fighting phytochemicals.

List of Super foods - Green vegetables

The green leafy veggies are high in anti cancer compounds.

Brussels sprouts - Contain glucosinolates, which fight cancer. It detoxifies your body.


Bok choy - This is calcium rich vegetable and helps  protect your bones and reduces  PMS symptoms for women.


Spinach - contains vitamin K, which helps blood clot and builds strong bones and helps in improving eyesight. It is full of fiber too.


Mustard greens - These greens are a good source of vitamin K.


Broccoli - is full of antioxidants, that help against heart disease, reduce the risk of cancer and infection. Broccoli also strengthens the immune system.

Broccoli sprouts contain more of the cancer preventing glucoraphanin than regular broccoli.


Collard greens - They are full of nutrients such as vitamin A, zeaxanthin and lutein to keep your eyesight  in good condition.


Cabbage - is very rich in fiber and has almost 50% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C. It is also one of the negative calorie food that helps in weight loss.


Super foods list of Fruits


Berries

Berries  are high in the list of super foods as they are high in fiber and vitamins.

Berries help to keep the brain functions healthy, improve memory. Fight against cancer. Help in weight loss.


Gooseberries / Amla  - Are a good source of vitamin c. In Ayurveda, the Indian health system, gooseberries (Amla in Indian language), helps in constipation, to build and improve immune system.


Blueberries - Improve memory and protect brain and improve brain function.


Strawberries - They are full of phytochemicals that may stop the growth of cervical and colon cancers.


Blackberries -  best of the berries that contains more antioxidants compared to strawberries, cranberries or blueberries.


Dried plums (prunes)  full of  polyphenols, plant chemicals that improve bone density.

Apples -They contain quercetin, an antioxidant . Helps reduce your risk of lung cancer and asthma. It helps to increase in hemoglobin count in the blood and boosts immunity.


Citrus fruits

Oranges Lemons and Limes   -  one of the best source of vitamin C .

Citrus fruits improves immunity. It's a good source of calcium and folate. Citrus fruits contain soluble fiber, also lower cholesterol.


Avocados -  contain healthy fat which helps in absorbing other nutrients.


Bananas - They are full of healthy fiber.


Kiwi - contains vitamin c and reduces wheezing.


Grapes - main source of resveratrol, is heart healthy.


Olives - natural antioxidant, prevents chronic degenerative diseases, gives you heart healthy monounsaturated fat.

Cherries - anthocyanins in it can help control blood sugar, reduce insulin and lower cholesterol.

 Acai berries - juice increases the amount of antioxidants in your blood.



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