Superfoods to Add to Your Diet


Acai Berry is the fruit of a Brazilian palm tree that is consumed for its nutritional value and purported health benefits.1 Acai berry contains high levels of vitamins A, C, D, and E, minerals such as manganese, iron, zinc, copper, and chromium, as well as antioxidants. It is described as a “superfood” because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  Several in vitro and animal studies have evaluated the potential anticancer effects of acai berry for bladder, breast and colon cancers.

Amla fruit – also known as Indian gooseberry, is a tree native to China, India and other tropical areas in Asia. The extract or powder obtained from these potent gooseberries has been primarily used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine. Amla contains a broad spectrum of compounds that have been shown to promote health as well as fight a number of conditions and diseases. You can find Organic Amla Powder online and add 1/2 tsp to your daily smoothie.

Bee Pollen is high in enzymes, antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamins and minerals.  Provides support against seasonal allergies, asthma and cancer; increases energy, stamina and mental clarity, improves prostate health, clears skin blemishes, boosts immune function, aids digestion, lowers blood lipids, balances blood composition, enhances sexual function and reverses the signs and symptoms of aging. Look for freeze dried as it will have retained the most nutrients.

Broccoli Sprouts-  Sulforaphane has been shown to mobilize the body’s natural cancer protection resources and help reduce the risk of malignancy. Broccoli is the best source of the chemical precursor to sulforaphane called glucoraphanin. Broccoli sprouts are also an exceptionally rich source of inducers of cellular enzymes for detoxifying harmful chemical carcinogens.   Look for organic broccoli sprouts at health food stores or purchase the seeds online and begin sprouting your own or you can find it in supplement form .

Cacao– is  the basis of chocolate, the raw cacao bean is the highest known food source of antioxidants and vitamin C. Also high in magnesium, iron chromium, zinc and manganese. Can be purchased as raw cacao nibs, butter, powder or paste, and can easily be blended into smoothies.

Camu Camu  is one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamin C—as much as 60 times more vitamin C per serving than found in an orange. This antioxidant-rich berry that is native to the Amazon is also a plentiful source of potassium, calcium, protein, beta carotene, amino acids and powerful phytochemicals.

Chlorella- boosts the immune system and help fight infection. It has been shown to increase the good bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract, which helps to treat ulcers, colitis, diverticulitis and Crohn’s disease. It is also used to treat constipation, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Chlorella has been used to treat cancer and also help protect the body from the effects of cancer radiation treatment as well as a heavy metal detoxification tool for alternative health practitioners.  In Asia and Japan  it is often used to prevent or curb the spread of cancer, enhance immunity, helpful for  ulcers, gastritis, hypertension, diabetes, asthma and constipation. Chlorella is found in green foods supplements or as individual products. Read more about chlorella

gogi berries are a superfoodGoji Berries–  have been long revered in Chinese medicine, they are filled with powerful antioxidants and other compounds that may help prevent cancer and other illnesses, including heart disease. Antioxidants may also boost the immune system and lower cholesterol.

Honey look for raw honey as it provides antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, carbohydrates, and phyto-nutrients. It is antibacterial, and can be used as a remedy for ulcers, digestion, bronchitis, as well as to help alleviate seasonal allergies. For seasonal allergies look for a organic, raw brand that is harvested locally.

Hempseeds has the perfect balance of Omega 3 fatty and 6 fatty acids for sustainable human health. It is a high quality, complete raw food protein that has a massive trace mineral content. Besides providing the human EFAs and having a favorable unsaturated-to-saturated fat ratio, hemp seed is an excellent dietary source of easily digestible, gluten-free protein.  As a bonus hemp seeds don’t need to be germinated before eating, they have no enzyme exhibitors.

Pomegranates are a superfood with a variety of unique benefits. They possess six unique substances that suppress aromatase which roughly 70 percent of breast cancers need in order to grow and thrive. Besides preventing and fighting breast cancer, pomegranates have been shown to target many other forms of cancer as well, including cancer of the colon.  The specific cancer-fighting compounds in pomegranates include urolithin A (UA), methylated UA, acetylated UB, methylated UB, and UB sulfate, all of which are naturally-occurring phytochemicals that inhibit multiple estrogen-producing mechanisms responsible for spurring tumor growth.Pure Synergy Organic Berry Power

Wheat Grass the chlorophyll found in leafy greens and wheatgrass juice assists our bodies in manufacturing high-quality red blood cells which transport oxygen throughout the body.  It is one of the greatest food substances for cleansing the bowel & other elimination systems (liver and the blood). It relieves inflammation, making it a natural pain reliever.  It can help to mobilize heavy metals that have accumulated in the body by binding to toxins such as mercury to carry them out of your system.  You can juice your own wheatgrass or look for powdered supplements at the health food store or online.  Read more about wheatgrass therapy. 

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