what are superfoods
February 19, 2015
Superfoods are those foods that naturally contain a large amount of antioxidants and phytonutrients - chemical substances present in plants - even when consumed in small amounts. Products from the land such as broccoli, garlic, and berries, or from the water such as sprirulina, help eliminate toxins, help reduce the risk of heart disease or cancer, and fight aging. Maca Maca is a root native to Peru. It contains minerals and vitamins such as B, enzymes and amino acids that provide energy, which is why it is used by athletes. It is also used to correct hormonal imbalances in stages such as menopause or premenstrual syndrome. Quinoa Salad It is a seed of the spinach and beet family that grows in the Andes, although it is compared to cereals. It is one of the largest vegetable sources of protein and contains B vitamins, as well as phosphorus, iron, magnesium and calcium. Does not contain gluten or cholesterol. NASA considers including it in space travel. Blueberries 50 g of blueberries contain three times as much vitamin C as an orange. Its antioxidants - flavonoids - fight infectious diseases and prevent tissue deterioration due to age. Açai The Açai is one of the fruits with the most antioxidant power, it grows in the north of South America. Its consumption regulates cholesterol levels, helps to lose weight, and improves general health. Today you can find superfoods in most organic stores, including the Woki Organic Market from the Grácia neighborhood, where we have our store yoga.