12 Most Powerful Superfood to Boost your Health

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    The Food will be considered as “Super” when it has multiple health benefits, Several uses and suitable for all body types.

    Almonds

    Almonds
    Almonds

    Almonds are the Super nuts which are God sent as it comes with numerous benefits which no one should skip.

    Almonds are the most healthiest snack with good amount of Protein and healthy fat.

    What does Almonds Contain?

    • 22% Carbohydrates
    • 21% Protein
    • 50% healthy fat
    • Vitamin B Riboflavin and Niacin
    • Calcium
    • Copper
    • Iron
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
    • Phosphorous
    • Zinc
    • Mono-unsaturated fat
    • Phytosterols
    Almonds

    Avocado

    Avocado
    Avocado
    Avocado is one of the super fruit packed with loads of Antioxidants such as Polyphenols, Vitamin A and E, which combat free radicals, making them powerful Anti-aging ingredients for DIY Skin care.
     
    The avocado is a unique super fruit because it is high in healthy fats rather than the carbohydrates. 77% of it’s calories are from this healthy fat. The Benefits of this fat (Monounsaturated fat) are numerous ; Reduces inflammation, Lowers Cholesterol, Helps you absorb more nutrients from other food and may also helps to fight cancer.
     
    Avocados are also a great source of fatigue-delaying electrolytes. Avocados provides 35% more potassium than banana. They also provide calcium and magnesium, which are crucial for muscle function.

    Avocado is a wonder fruit which contains more protein than any other fruit and more potassium than banana.

    What does Avocado contain?

    • 67% Mono-unsaturated fat
    • Protein
    • Vitamin B
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin E
    • Vitamin K
    • Potassium
    • Carotenoids – Lutein & Zeaxanthin
    • Phytosterols
    Avocado

    Broccoli

    Broccoli
    Broccoli

    Broccoli is one of the healthiest superfood with loads of folic acid, Magnesium, Vitamin C and also cancer fighting antioxidants.

    What does Broccoli contain?

    • 7% Carbohydrate
    • 3% Protein
    • Vitamin B
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin K
    • Manganese
    • Iron
    • Magnesium
    • Sodium
    • Potassium
    Brocolli Nutritional Value

    Walnut

    walnut
    Walnut
    Brain experts advise us to eat walnuts atleast once a week to help boost cognitive function.
    Walnuts have higher levels of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids which are important as an anti-inflammatory and good for brain and heart health.
     
    Walnuts also have higher levels of gamma tocopherol and have antioxidant properties may be important for dementia prevention.

    What does Walnut contain?

    • 65% Fat
    • 15% Protein
    • 7% dietary fiber
    • Vitamin B6
    • Vitamin K
    • Manganese
    • Alpha-Linolenic acid
    • Linoleic acid
    Walnut nutritional value

    Spinach

    Spinach
    Spinach
    Spinach is one of the best superfood , Rich in cancer fighting antioxidants, Folic acid , More potassium than banana.

    What does Spinach contain?

    • 91% Water
    • 4% Carbohydrates
    • 3% Protein
    • Vitamin A, C, E, K
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
    • Folate
    • Iron
    • Calcium
    Spinach nutritional value

    Blueberries

    Blueberries
    Blueberries
    Blueberries have one of the highest antioxidant level among common fruits and vegetables which helps cure Alzheimer’s disease.

    Blueberries are also rich in flavonoid called anthocyanin which has loads of health properties.
    As Blueberries are good source of Iron, Phosphorous, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc and Vitamin K , They keeps you active and boosts the brain functions and strengthens cardiac muscles.
     
    It can help fighting against Urinary tract infections, Also fight against Cancer, Heart disease, Dementia.

    What does Blueberries contain?

    • 14% Carbohydrates
    • 0.7% Protein
    • 0.3% Fat
    • 84% Water
    • Manganese
    • Potassium
    • Zinc
    • Vitamin K
    • Anthocyanins
    • Polyphenols
    Blueberries Nutritional value

    Sweet Potato

    Sweet Potato
    Sweet Potato

    Sweet Potatoes are the root vegetables which are rich in BetaCarotene which in turn has numerous health benefits.
    One of the main benefits of including Sweet potatoes in your diet is that It promotes a healthy digestive system due to good amount of fiber and phytosterols.

    What does Sweet Potato contain?

    • 21% Complex Carbohydrates
    • 2% Protein
    • 4% Dietary fiber
    • Beta-Carotene
    • Vitamin B
    • Vitamin C
    • Phytosterols
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    Ginger

    Ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger is one of the key Ingredient in Indian Cuisines which has numerous medicinal properties.

    Gingerol present in ginger helps protect against cancer and boosts the Immunity.

    What does Ginger contain?

    • Gingerol
    • 79% Water
    • 18% Carbohydrates
    • 2% Protein
    • Vitamin B6
    • Manganese
    • Sodium
    • Potassium
    Ginger nutritional value

    Quinoa

    Quinoa
    Quinoa

    Quinoa is a Super seed which everyone must Include in their diet.
    It is a fat burning food rich in Fiber and Protein that can keep you full and make you stay away from all the junk food.

    Quinoa is rich in protein, Vitamins and minerals too and I would like to say that it’s a perfect replacement for Eggs for all those vegans as it contains all the essential amino acids for muscle growth.

    What does Quinoa contain?

    • 64% Carbohydrate
    • 14% Protein
    • 6% Fat
    • 7% Dietary Fiber
    • Vitamin B
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
    • Phosphorous

    Banana

    Banana
    Banana

    Banana is the most beneficial superfood and easily available everywhere.
    Banana is rich in Potassium and also quickly provides the energy and that is the main reason bananas must be included in Pre-workout meal.

    Regular consumption of bananas would control the blood pressure, Improves the digestion, Promotes healthy bones and skin, Prevents anaemia, and also enhances nutrient absorption.

     

    What does Banana contain?

    • 75% Water
    • 23% Carbohydrates
    • 1% Protein
    • Potassium
    • Magnesium
    • Phosphorous
    • Vitamin B6
    • Vitamin C
    • Dietary Fiber
    Banana nutritional value

    Yogurt

    Yogurt
    Yogurt
    One must consume Greek yogurt if working on those lean muscle and relying on Protein rich diet.
    Yogurt is a best probiotic that would enhance promote healthier Gut and enhances nutrient absorption.

    Along with this, Yogurt also has numerous health benefits like Improved digestion, Keeps you fuller for longer time so that you can avoid Junk food, Reduces Cholesterol level, Increased Bone density, Prevents vaginal infection in women, etc,.

    What does Yogurt contain

    • 81% Water
    • 9% Protein
    • 5% Fat
    • 4% Carbohydrate
    • Vitamin B12 & B2
    • Phosphorous
    • Selenium
    Yogurt nutritional value

    Coconut Milk

    Coconut Milk
    Coconut Milk
    Coconut milk is a lactosefree liquid which is created from blending shredded coconut flesh with water.
    It contains lauric acid, which is antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral. It can also breakdown a load of damaging organisms.
     
    Coconut milk is packed with numerous health benefits;
    – Improves heart health
    – Helps building muscle mass and lose fat
    – Helps improve digestion and relieve constipation
    – Manages blood sugar level and control diabetes.

    What does Coconut Milk contain?

    • 68% Water
    • 24% Fat
    • 2% Protein
    • 6% Carbohydrate
    • Manganese
    • Phosphorous
    • Magnesium
    • Iron
    Coconut Milk nutritional value

    Conclusion

    There are several other fruits which comes with loads of health benefits but I have picked the best and easily available Super foods in most of the countries. Including these super food regularly in your diet would definitely Improve your health and enhances the immunity.

    Do comment below your favorite Super food!

    Uday Kumar

    Uday Kumar

    Fitness Enthusiast, Nutrition Expert and a Freelancer who would love to share his knowledge and help millions!

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