Healthy eating has a huge number of benefits, influencing both your body and mind. But it is highly important to understand the essential vitamins and minerals human body needs to function properly. These few foods are considered to be the healthiest ones on earth and moreover they are absolutely delicious:
It is available in all ways – fresh, frozen or even canned. It is totally packed with energy but is low in calorie at the same time. Spinach is a great source of vitamin K, A and folate. The best way to consume it is adding to the omelette with sauteed onion.
Beans are full with healthy antioxidants and are very slow in digestion. Which means you stay full longer and don’t crave for any other snacks. They are also full of fiber, protein and calcium. If you don’t know how to cook them, just think of Mexican cuisine – nachos, tacos and burritos.
These nuts contain more antioxidants than any other known food. But besides that it is also a source of vitamin E and is quite rich in omega 3 oil and healthy fats. It goes perfectly as a healthy small snack.
You may not know but beets are very healthy for the brain and they also can lower the blood pressure. Beets are packed with vitamin C and magnesium. Just grate couple of beets into your salad for the crunchy boost.
Just two avocados a week will load your body with necessary amount of monounsaturated fats, folate and vitamin B. You can simply make a sandwich with avocado and a slice of cheese.
The recent research revealed that dark chocolate contains more antioxidants than even a fruit juice. Plus it can prevent heart diseases and of course it is a natural mood-booster.
Like most of the berries, raspberries are a source of antioxidants. You may get them both frozen or fresh, they will still contain iron, vitamin C and calcium. Add few of the berries into your porridge in the morning for a sweet and delicious start of the day.
This bulb has been used for centuries to prevent a number of diseases, as it can lower cholesterol, kill bacteria, normalize blood pressure and also has anti-inflammatory power. You can toss it to any dish, it will just add a special flavor to your meal.
This fruit has been long time on top of the list among the healthiest foods thanks to its anti-inflammatory qualities and the ability to prevent the growth of cancer cells. Add few drops of lemon juice into your tea or water to stay healthy and hydrated all day long.
Extremely high in fiber, protein plus very delicious. Moreover it is often used as a meat substitute by vegans and vegetarians. Any soup, stew or salad will become just healthier and more delicious with a touch of lentils.
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