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5 Disease Fighting Superfoods


If chosen correctly, food can offer extraordinary benefits to our health. Below is a list of five Superfoods most people are unaware of. Each food has an excellent nutritional composition that helps fight diseases.

Bamboo Shots

Why? This low calorie veggie offers a generous amount of fiber and antioxidants that help fight cancer-causing free radicals.

How to enjoy: Bamboo Shots can be found in the canned section of your local supermarket. Simply add to salads, soups, and stir fries for best results.

 Pumpkin Seeds

Why? Rich in protein and phytosterols, these delicious treats fight harmful LDL cholesterol.

How to enjoy: Eat them plain or add an extra crunch by tossing some on your salad.

Swiss Chard

Why? Sound familiar? Didn’t think so. This potassium packed green balances electrolytes and helps prevent muscle cramps.

How to enjoy: Sautee swiss chard and finely chopped garlic in olive oil and use as side dish, great for any meal.

Kiwis

Why? Better than grapefruits, oranges, and strawberries in terms of vitamin C offering per serving.

How to enjoy: Skip the usual berries and add kiwis to you salad, or make it part of your morning meal by adding it to any yogurt.

Beets

Why? Rich in folic acid, beet lovers have shown lower levels of homocysteine, an amino acid linked to heart disease.

How to enjoy: Drizzle beets with olive oil place in oven at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Roast beets bring out a sweeter flavor.

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  1. Thanks for sharing, this is great information to have.

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