Nutrition: Superfoods

We have touched on this subject before, but it's always nice to explore the benefits of constantly evolving "superfoods."  The healthy, powerful and delicious foods will increase metabolism and aid a healthy lifestyle.  Check it out!


A fruit harvested in the rainforest of Brazil, hones a 10 to 30% more antioxidants than your normal antioxidant go tos (such as, berries, grapes, red wine).  Additionally, Acai boasts valuable minerals for anti aging and vibrant skin.  Talk about a super fruit! 

Acai is available in several health food and gourmet stores.


Extremely rich in fiber, so a healthy portion can help you feel full through the day.  Don't be fooled by the high carb content, this particular carb is great for boosting metabolism and burning fat.  Just make sure to pick up the unsweetened kind and dress it up with your favorite berries or a couple spoonfuls of yogurt for flavor!


This superfood is rich in healthy fats to help you stay slim.  A handful of raw almonds can be a great snack on the go, both satiating and guilt free.  Almonds are packed with Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Dietary Fiber and Essential minerals. They also have polyunsaturated fats which are known to potentially lower cholesterol levels. Check local supermarkets for carefully portioned 100 calorie packed almond baggies, oh so perfect and convenient.


Low calorie, and packed with flavor and vitamins  Yes, they are a great source of vitamin C, but did you know they are also a fabulous source of fiber?  Great for the digestive system and keeping you full!  In fact, according to Australian researchers, oranges make it to the list of their 38 most filling foods which can help you avoid overeating while absorbing vital nutrients. 


We're seeing it more and more in the yogurt and milk section of supermarkets, and that is because it is a wholesome mixture of both!  Kefir, tracing all the way back to historic Russia, is a tangy, yogurty drink made from a unique mixture of fermented milk and specific bacteria.  Kefir is one of the best natural probiotics on the market, improving digestion and natural immunity.  Now sold in a variety of flavors, give it a chance see the wonders it can work for you!

Incorporate these "superfoods" into your diet and lifestyle and experience the positive effects.  Share your experiences with us! And, don't forget to check back with us soon for more superfoods and lifestyle tips!