1. Ancient grains
Examples are millet, quinoa, and amaranth. Their nutrients provide heart, brain and digestive health, cancer protection, immune system boost, and energy production. They are an alternative to meat and some are gluten-free. +Info.
Find them at grain aisles.
It’s a dark green leafy vegetable that has more nutrients and antioxidants for less calories than almost any other food. They provide cancer protection, anti-inflammation, detoxification, and heart health.
Find it throughout the year.
3. Coconut oil
The oil of the coconut is called coconut oil. Research has found that coconut oil may increase immunity and metabolism rate, lower cholesterol, relief stress, prevent wrinkling of skin, fight Alzheimer’s disease, kidney problems, and control blood pressure.
Find them at “natural” food aisles.
A round or oblong root that is usually reddish-purple in color. It is rich in nutrients that help to boost stamina, improve blood flow, control blood pressure, prevent inflammation, detoxify, and prevent cancer. +Info.
Beets best season: June – October.
Find it all year round.
Find it fresh at Asian stores.
7. Greek yogurt
Find it in the dairy section of most grocery stores.
Buy Kefir cultures and make your own. Sweetened drinks are found at most grocery stores.
You’ve probably tried seaweed — also known as “nori” — on sushi rolls before. Seaweed is filled with antioxidants and an excellent source of iodine, which is usually missed from most foods. Iodine works controlling your thyroid metabolism.
Find it fresh at Korean and Japanese stores.