Super Foods

 

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Greens

Stocked with vitamins, minerals and protein to help your digestive system and keep your body clean and well functioning

  • Wheat Grass
    • Best for: cleansing, weight loss, healthy blood, digestion
  • Barley Grass
    • Best for: anti-viral and neutralizes heavy metals in your blood

Did you know? Barley Grass has 11x more calcium than milk, 5x more iron that spinach and 7x more vitamin C and bioflavonoids than orange juice!

  • Wild Blue-Green Algae
    • Best for: brain functionality, memory, healthy immune system, anti-viral, helps against cold and flu

Did you know? Wild Blue-Green Algae has 60% protein content and is full with beta carotene, vitamin B’s, and chlorophyll!

  • Spirulina
    • Best for: blood sugar level regulation and satisfys cravings (guess which super food I bought first)

Did you know? Spirulina has a 70% protein content!

  • Chlorella
    • Best for: immune system support, cholesterol reduction, prevents hardening of arteries

Did you know? Chlorella is packed with vitamin B, C, E and tons of minerals!

  • Leafy Green Vegetables
    • Best for: reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer
    • Try: Rocket, Spinach, Dandelion Greens, Kale, Watercress, Parsley, Lettuce, Endive, Chicory, Broccoli, Sprouts, Mustard Sprouts

Fruits & Nuts

  • Goji Berries
    • Best for: protection against diseases, reverse aging (guess what the second super food was that I bought…) plus tons of antioxidants and vitamin C, A, B1, B2, B6, E and amino acids and minerals… you get the point- it’s a super food.
  • Raw Cacao
    • Rich in: Antioxidants, magnesium (which is the most deficient mineral), iron
  • Acai
    • Packed with antioxidants! Your best choice are frozen acai berries.
  • Maca
    • Best for: energy production, increased sexual desire, fertility support, immune system enhancement
    • It’s advised to get the powder for best results.
  • Coconuts- we’ve gone nuts about them coconuts (lame joke I know)
    • Rich in electrolytes and the coconut oil has an abundance of healthy saturated fat for immediate energy production
    • Best for: metabolism boost, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti- fungal
  • Noni
    • Best for: Cold and flu, digestive disorders, skin disorders, pain relief, headaches, infections, anti-bacterial, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory
    • Look for Frozen Noni!

It’s the Bees Nees

  • Royal Jelly
    • Rich in: Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
    • Best for: stress, fatigue, insomnia, skin and hair
  • Propolis
    • Best for: Anti-bacterial, inflammation in the mouth, tonsils, throat, strong immune system
  • Bee Pollen
    • Rich in: Protein
    • Best for: Allergies, aging, mental and physical capacity

Seaweed

Seaweed has some of the most amazing benefits and I love eating this stuff!! It helps purify your blood, alkalizing your body, protect you from environmental toxins, detox and boost weight-loss. It is also high in Calcium and antioxidants.

  • Nori
    • Used for Sushi
    • Try and get the untoasted version.
  • Kelp
    • Offered in a supplement form
    • Perfect for hot seaweed baths
  • Dulse
    • Offered in whole or in flakes. If you choose to get the whole version, make sure you soak it in water before use.
  • Arame
    • Amazing with grain dishes, stir fries, soup, salads and curry dishes.
  • Wakame
    • Either fresh or dehydrated
    • Use in soups, stir fries, stews and stocks. It is best to hydrate it in water.
  • Kambu
    • Add a strip of this when cooking beans or to sprouts when they’re soaking.

Herb

  • Nettle
    • Best for: Bowel movements, increase in metabolism and thyroid function, releases mucus
    • Use: drink as a tea (especially in the morning!)
  • Aloe Vera
    • Contains: natural steroids, antibiotics, amino acids, minerals and enzymes
    • Use as skin moisturizer (especially if you have acne or eczema), on cuts, burns and bruises; or drink it in juice form
  • Echinacea
    • Best for: increase in Lymph flow, natural antibiotics, immune system stimulator
    • Use: Supplement or Tea
  • Ginseng
    • Best for: stress, energy, restoration, anti-infection and anti-fatigue
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