We’ve all heard of superfoods, those foods that contain all the good nutrients that the body needs. If you want to be healthy, superfoods are highly recommended. The problem is that much of the time these kinds of foods are expensive and sometimes hard to find. The good news is that there are some foods that are relatively inexpensive and still qualify as superfoods. Here are some inexpensive extremely healthy foods you can get now.
Almost everyone knows about the virtues of spinach. Spinach is a relatively simple green, but it definitely meets the criteria for superfood. Spinach is rich in calcium, folic acid, vitamin K, fiber, vitamin C, carotenoids and iron. Spinach not only packs a powerful nutritional punch, but it’s inexpensive and available almost anywhere. In most places you can buy it for just a few dollars a pound.
Coconut oil has exploded in popularity recently, and with good reason. Coconut oil is packed with immunity nutrients which also revitalize the brain and skin. Because of the popularity of coconut oil, there are many recipes to be found for it’s uses in everything from pies, to homemade vegan butter.
It’s difficult to find people who don’t like strawberry’s. Strawberry’s are a tasty treat either by themselves, or as part of a salad or desert. There’s more good news when it comes to strawberry’s, they are also a superfood and inexpensive. These berries are full of phenols like anthocyanins and ellagitannin which are strong antioxidants that protect organs. They also have anti-inflammatory compounds, cancer protection and heart boosters.
Like the strawberry’s, bananas are another popular and delicious food. Bananas are known for being rich in potassium and do qualify as a superfood. Bananas are available everywhere and are very inexpensive. Eaten by themselves or as part of a desert, you can’t go wrong with bananas.
Try some of these delicious and healthy choices to get your body on the right track.