Does your diet need rescuing? Check out these 15 superfoods with amazing health benefits and how you can use them.
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Blueberries have tons of antioxidants and phytoflavinoids and can lower your risk of heart disease and cancer. Eat a handful for a healthy snack or toss them on top of your favorite salad.
Beans are a complex carbohydrate and have a low glycemic index, which means they are digested slowly and help keep your blood sugar levels stable. Try them in a soup or stew, like a light and healthy vegetable cassoulet.
Raw nuts with the skin intact, like almonds, make a healthy snack that helps build muscle and reduce cravings. Almonds add the perfect nutty flavor to breakfast granola.
Three phytonutrients in broccoli work together to help the body detox. For a broccoli boost, try them roasted and tossed in a healthy lemon juice.
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Both black tea and green tea provide antioxidants, but green tea contains a powerful antioxidant called ECGC that can lower cholesterol and inhibit cancer cells. For a refreshing drink, try steeping tea bags with mint leaves and adding ice.
This leafy green is rich in iron to keep you energized and strong, and its high fiber content can help regulate digestion. Spinach makes a hearty, filling base for salads.
Probiotics, a type of healthy bacteria found in yogurt and kefir, help us digest food and protect us from infections. Add your favorite fruits and toppings to yogurt for a delicious treat.
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One tablespoon of flax seeds provides 1.8 grams of omega-3s, exceeding the recommended daily intake. Try adding flax seeds to smoothies or baking them into breakfast treats.
Does your diet need rescuing? These 15 superfoods have amazing health benefits that will leave you feeling and looking good, and they can all be easily found at your local grocery store. Skip the "fat-free" foods, the "sugar-free" ingredients and the unhealthy foods in disguise, and pick up one of these all-natural options, plus discover our helpful tips and recipes to include more of them in your diet.
Check out the slideshow above to discover 15 of the best superfoods and how you can use more of them in your everyday life.