12 Superfoods That Will Supercharge Your Health

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If you are looking for a way to improve your health, start focusing on nutrient-dense foods. Nutrient dense foods, called superfoods, can help decrease your risk of disease, maintain a healthy body weight and increase vitality. If your ready to supercharge your health, then start eating these 12 foods every day.

  1. Kale – Low calorie, no fat and high in fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium, iron, Vitamins A,C & K and loaded with antioxidants. Great for detoxifying your body. This could be the healthiest of all foods!
  2. Pumpkin – Packed with carotenoids that protect against free radicals. Also protect your skin and eyes from ultra-violet light.
  3. Dark Chocolate – Surprised? High-cocoa chocolate can lower blood pressure and cholesterol. It also contains serotonin which acts as an antidepressant. Do NOT eat milk chocolate.
  4. Cranberries – Help prevent bacteria-causing infections, particularly in the bladder and urinary tract.
  5. Blueberries – Packed with antioxidants which help fight cancer and other diseases.
  6. Tomatoes – Loaded with lycopene, which reduces the risk of prostate, breast. lung and other cancers and has heart-protective effects.
  7. Spinach – Low calorie, high in fiber, magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium and Vitamins A, K, B2, B6.
  8. Almonds – 1 handful of almonds can reduce hunger and heart disease risk while lowering cholesterol.
  9. Cherries – Can reduce body weight and fat, inflammation and cholesterol which lowers heart disease risk.
  10. Broccoli – 1 cup can provide many vitamins and minerals along with fiber and protein.
  11. Garlic – Can improve the strength of the immune system and also supports the circulatory system.
  12. Red Wine – Contains polyphenols that are good for blood vessel protection. Do NOT consume more than 1 small glass of wine per day or 3 glasses per week.

Make sure to add these foods to your grocery list as part of a healthy diet to supercharge your health.

If you would like help with a nutrition program, please give us a call at 310-534-1900 or email at info@backtofunction.com.

Dr. Chad Moreau
About Dr. Chad Moreau

Dr. Chad Moreau is the President of Back to Function, a sports chiropractic office dedicated to providing elite quality care for athletes and athletic-minded clients. He is Certified in Postural Restoration by the Postural Restoration Institute. His positions include: Chiropractic Consultant for the University of Southern California Athletics (2020-2022) & Team chiropractor for the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) from 2012-2020, Los Angeles Dodgers 2017-2019 and the Los Angeles Lakers 2020. He can be contacted at drchad@backtofunction.com.