With more Omega-3’s than flax seeds, these little black seeds are packed with good-for-you nutrition. They contain fiber, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc and much, much more. And the nice thing about these seeds is that you don’t have to grind them up to get the benefit like you do with flax seeds. Put them in smoothies, on your cereal, or bake them in to some banana bread for extra nutrition. Either way, you can’t go wrong with chia seeds.
This ultimate green vegetable measures 1000 on the Andi scale, right up there with collard greens. In other words, you just can’t get much more nutritious than this incredible, edible plant. Treat it like spinach when cooking, but enjoy more nutrients than spinach, bite for bite. You’ll get enough vitamin K and A for your entire day in just one cup!
Most often found in Asian foods, Bock Choy is fabulous prepared with many poultry dishes, or just as a side dish made with herbs and spices. This cancer fighter will give you loads of vitamin C, A and K all for only 9 calories per cup! How’s that for being “diet” friendly?
The fruit which ranks the highest on the Andi scale is strawberries. You just can’t beat these little red berries for the nutrition they pack. At just 49 calories per cup, you get 149% of your RDA for vitamin C and 4 grams of fiber! Just be sure to purchase organic strawberries as they are also listed as one of The Dirty Dozen. (highest levels of pesticide residue)
These delicious summer time treats are getting easier to find at other times of the year. Good thing too because they are a powerhouse of nutrition! New research demonstrates that blueberries improve your memory, and one study indicates that they may reduce risk factors for obese men and women. Either way, blueberries are filled with anti-oxidants you don’t want to be without.
A perfect one-stop resource for anyone who wants to eat and live well, this book is both a comprehensive guide to healing foods and a stunning collection of mouthwatering recipes. Updated with the latest nutritional information this book contains:
Parents Guide to Superfoods
Boost your baby’s health with Annabel Karmel’s delicious recipes and creative advice for feeding your child in the first five years. All parents want the best for their children, but choosing the freshest foods and preparing them in the most beneficial and appealing ways is not always easy. As a mother of three and author of more than twenty books on healthy food for children, Annabel Karmel knows better than anyone not only what children should eat but what children will eat.
SuperFoods is both a cookbook and a reference manual that helps parents recognize the nutritional value in even the simplest foods. In addition to a variety of tempting recipes and invaluable advice…
Pocket Superfoods is a pocket-size index of all the nutritional information, fun facts, and practical tips readers need to know about the top 50 superfoods, including nuts, berries, avocado, barley, chia seed, lean meat, and broccoli. Author Seana Smith describes in detail why superfoods are the best foods we can eat. She writes, “Some foods are simply more nutritious, better for you, more packed with the good stuff. These are the superfoods. And if we all ate more of those foods, we’d all be healthier, happier, and very probably, wealthier and wiser too.”
Supercharged with antioxidants, vitamins, and essential nutrients, these foods strengthen our bodies and nourish our brains with the vitamins and healthy fats that make us feel satisfied. With tips on buying, storing and cooking these foods in the healthiest way possible, this supercharged book contains all you need to make your life zing with health and vitality.
This small book contains a whole lot of easy-to-read information in its compact, inexpensive format. In the convenient style of a reference guide, each page focuses on one type of food, with a description consisting of clear and logical bullet points. Each superfood is introduced with a pithy description including what each food is and where it comes from, followed by a bullet list of why the antioxidant, vitamin-rich, essential-nutrient food makes us healthy and energetic. Key notes at the bottom of each page inform readers about when and how to incorporate the food into our lives and contain tips for preparing it. The attitude of this book makes for a fun, entertaining read and an enjoyable lifestyle as well.