When we think of healthful lifestyle choices we generally consider requirements for a healthy diet and regular vigorous exercise. We want to be sure we're eating a wide variety of foods from the p ...View Article
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Posted on 05-09-2017
What is a super food?
A super food is nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being while having some unique properties.
Super Food Number One: Chlorella
Fact #1: No other food on the planet packs as much green chlorophyll.
Fact #2: This green algae is often used as a detoxification methods for heavy metal absorption.
Fact #3: NASA study this algae as a possible food source for astronauts to grow easily and efficiently for future long space travels.
Super Food Number Two: Chia Seeds
Fact #1: Omega 3's. A lot of people think omega 3's are only available from fish or other living creatures. Chia seeds have many nutrients with omega 3's being one of them.
Fact #2: They have an extremely high antioxidant ORAC value.
Fact #3: They’re high in essential minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, iron.
Super Food Number Three: Asparagus
Fact #1: Asparagus comes in three colors (white, green, and purple) with green being the most nutrient pack of the bunch.
Fact #2: Asparagus cultivation began in Egypt around 3000 B.C. for medicinal purposes.
Fact #3: A unique group of phytonutrients called steroidal saponins has long been of special interest in asparagus.
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