EIGHT HEALTHIEST FOODS

Updated: Jul 28, 2021


Sweet Potatoes are one of the oldest vegetables in cultivation. Rich in vitamin A (beta-carotene) a significant source of antioxidants. It helps to stabilize blood sugar levels and lower insulin resistance.

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Watermelons are an important source of antioxidants and of the carotenoid lycopene, which is well known for its ability to lower the risk of cancer. And watermelon contains more lycopene than any other fruit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Oats are significant source of dietary fiber, both soluble an insoluble. Oats are also one of the best sources of compounds called tocotrienols. These are antioxidants which together with tocopherols have been found to lower blood cholesterol.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Chickpeas are low fat, high fibre, no cholesterol, low glycemic index, high protein, high nutrient foods. They are excellent food for people managing their diabetes, heart disease or coeliac disease.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Almonds are known to lower the “bad” cholesterol as well as fight heart disease. They provide protection against diabetes and cardiovascular  disease. Almond is riche in vitamin E, an important antioxidants.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Turmeric contains an active ingredient called curcumin which has therapeutic benefits that include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, stomach-soothing and liver – and heart-protecting properties.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Molasses is a healthy sweetener. Unlike refined white sugar (no nutrients) or artificial sweeteners, blackstrap molasses contain significant amount of healthy minerals.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Dark chocolate is packed with good-for-you antioxidants. The treat may even play a role in lowering the risk for heart disease and stroke.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Scallops are a good source of vitamin B12 which can lower the risk of atherosclerosis, diabetic heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. Omega-3 fats help ease PMS, slow the growth of cancerous tumors and help prevent arthritis and combat skin disorders.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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