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Superfoods That Pack a Punch

Superfoods are mostly plant based, nutritionally dense foods which are packed with health benefits for your body. Many are brightly colored and contain anti oxidants, which are believed to ward off cancer. Most of them contain fiber, which keep you feeling full and help curb hunger...

Blueberries can lower risk of heart disease, cancer and may reduce effects of memory loss.

Whole grains (Brown rice, quinoa, barley, buckwheat) can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and the fiber keeps your digestive system working.

Nuts and seeds (Almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia and flaxseed) Contain the healthy fat, Omega 3. Good for brain health, skin and lower the risk of heart disease.

Spinach and broccoli are great fighters of cancer and heart disease. Help strengthen bones and aid in growth of a healthy fetus in pregnant women.

Salmon can help relieve joint pain, may lower the risk of stroke and keeps your heart healthy.

Bananas contain pre-biotics which keep your gut healthy with good bacteria. They also help you absorb calcium.

There are many more superfoods. This is simply a start to add to your weekly menus.

Give it a whirl-what have you got to lose?