Super Foods a.k. Superfoods
What is considered a super food?
A superfood is a nutrient-rich food, which is considered to be extra beneficial for overall health and well-being. Most super foods can be found in plant-based foods. The foods that are most considered as the highest in nutrient density, are also the lowest in calories density per pound. Which means, you can consume a lot of these healthy foods without being to concerned about weight gain. Plus, there is usually a well-rounded abundance of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and all the good stuff that helps you feel better, look better, heal better, and live longer. Fruits, veggies, starchy vegetables, intact whole grains and legumes are all plant-based foods that are considered the highest in nutrient density.
To better understand how nutrient rich these super foods are, check out the list below. Discover other types of super foods that you may have not considered. And, learn what our ancestors consumed to improve their health and thrive.
Read more about Super Foods:
- Super Foods, What Are They?
- Phytonutrients – The Essence Of A Super Food
- Chlorophyll – The King of All Plant Molecules
- The Earth’s Greatest Superfoods – Sea Vegetables
This list is broken down by nutrient:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin K