Superfoods – Do they really work?
The quick answer is most defiantly YES! I've been eating superfoods before the term “superfoods” was invented and the long term benefits are huge. Getting healthy means you need to build up your immune system, The body will always try to maintain a proper alkalizing balance in the body, and the immune system will always try to keep your body healthy, but if you aren’t keeping your body healthy by eating nutrient dense foods and exercising regularly, then your immune system is going to be compromised.
Superfoods can help to rebuild your immune system, cleanse the blood and get your body healthy again. Nature is always giving us foods to help us in any way we need it, we just have to educate ourselves so that we can use it to our advantage. Below are 6 superfoods that actually work (tried and tested by me) This is the ultimate way to boost your body back to a healthy state.
Acai has been around for thousands of years in the Amazon. It has only been recently that this little super fruit has become known worldwide. Acai berries have been used for medical and health purposes, because of its high antioxidant properties. Acai berries have been shown to help kill cancerous cells in the body. Antioxidants help to neutralize free radicals in the body. Acai berries also contains vitamin C, A, calcium and iron. It is best to get freeze dried, raw powdered versions of the berry, as most of the drinks are mostly sugar from the pasteurization process. (buy here)
Maca is a Peruvian root that has been around for over 2000 years. It is used to boost immune function, provide energy and supports fertility. Maca root helps to control blood sugar levels, and provides protein and amino acids that supports muscles. Maca is rich in calcium, potassium and contains trace minerals. It is a great body builder and supporter. (buy here)
Goji berries are one of the highest sources of natural vitamin C available Vitamin C plays major role in building up our immune systems. They also contain 21 trace minerals, vitamins E, A, B1, B2, and B6 and are a complete protein with 18 amino acids. Goji berries are a great source of antioxidants, which help fight the aging process. Goji berries are also great for stabilizing blood sugar levels, and can help lower cholesterol. (buy here)
If you can only pick one superfood to add into your diet, then green powders should be that one. Green powders have the most overall immune boosters and body cleansers. Green powders usually consist of wheat grass, barley grass, chlorella, kale, spinach, etc. Green powders are concentrated powder forms of these green leafy plants that have been freeze dried and still in a raw state. Green leafy vegetables are the most nutrient rich foods on the planet, and contain the highest levels of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is second to our blood, with only one molecule being different. Chlorophyll cleans the blood and organs, and builds the blood back up. Green powders help to boost the immune system while providing vitamins, minerals and calcium that the body needs. (buy here)
Coconut water is one the highest natural sources for electrolytes. Coconuts are antiviral and antibacterial, and aid in the elimination of fungi and yeasts in the body. Coconuts help to control cholesterol levels in the body, and build up the immune system. Coconut water is a blood builder, and body cleanser. Coconut water is the best naturally filtered water you can put into your body. (buy here)
Chia seeds are a small powerhouse filled superfood that will cleanse and detoxify your body, and therefore give your immune system a boost. Chia seeds are rich in fiber; they become gelatinous in the gut, and are able to sweep out the intestines and colon of toxins and mucus. They are full of omega 3 and 6, protein, calcium, manganese and phosphorus. Chia seeds help to cleanse the colon, there for allowing the colon to do its work properly. It also helps to regulate blood sugar levels and lowers bad cholesterol in the body. (buy here)
As you can see, in order to keep your body healthy is to eat high nutrient foods that can help to boost your immune system, and generate great health for you. When your immune system is high, then it can help keep the little germs and viruses at bay, when your immune system is compromised in any way, it can’t protect your body from those germs and viruses.