The super foods have been used long time ago by people all over the world. Every super food got its own history.

1. Acai Berry.

Acai berry are originate from South America and they were used as medicine and for food. These dark purple berries have anti-inflammatory properties and a high level of proteins, fatty acids and antioxidants.

You can find acai berry at health store in dry form, powder and juice. You should add acai to your oatmeal or to your favourite juice.

 

2. Quinoa.

Quinoa is coming from South America. Being a gluten free grain quinoa can help you to lose weight and might fight obesity.

You can find quinoa in different colors: red, black and white; quinoa can replace the pasta and rice and can be used in soups and salads.

 

3. Goji Berry.

Goji berry have been used as medicine and food in China. This super food can boost your immunity and lower your blood pressure.

The antioxidant compound in goji berry might help you to fight cancer tumour and protect your liver. You can add goji berry to your juice or salad.

 

4. Sacha Inchi Seeds.

Also referred as Inca peanut, Sacha Inchi are new in North America supermarket.

These seeds have a high level of fatty acids, and they can help you lower your bad cholesterol level (LDL) and increase your good cholesterol. You can add them to any salad.

 

5. Cacao.

Without cacao, we cannot have chocolate. Cacao is known for more than 2000 years and is coming from Mesoamerica.

Describe as gift of gods, cacao was use by Mayan people as a hot beverage.

Rich in antioxidants and healthy fatty acids, cacao might help you fight cardiovascular disease and aging process. When you buy chocolate, choose those with 75 % or more. A great way to incorporate cacao to your diet, is to add one tablespoon to your oatmeal for breakfast.

6. Turmeric.

Turmeric is known from traditional Chinese medicine. This yellow spice might help you fight against cancer disease and can cure your upset stomach.

Turmeric has an antioxidant property and can reduce inflammation. You can add turmeric to your rice or to a stew.

 

7. Wild Salmon.

You can wild salmon in your diet to reduce your bad cholesterol. Wild salmon is one of the best healthier foods you can found. High in omega 3 is also a source of vitamins, minerals and proteins.

The best way to keep your weight low, and to lower your cholesterol is to eat salmon to times a week .You can grill your salmon or cook it in your stove.

 

8. Chia.

Chia is rich in omega 3, fibre and proteins. Chia might help you to balance your blood sugar level, and can improve your digestion.

You can add chia to your regular juice.

 

 

 

9. Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

The Mediterranean diet is based on extra virgin oil; olive oil is rich in healthy fatty acids and antioxidants. Olive oil can also reduce your risk of heart disease and can lower your blood pressure.

You can add olive oil to any meal or salad.

 

10. Hemp Seeds.

Hemp seeds are rich in fatty acids and can help you to maintain your cholesterol at a low level.

They have also antioxidants properties and might be helpful for those suffering of Alzheimer’s disease. You can buy hemp seeds at your health food store.

 

11. Cranberries.

Cranberries are high in vitamin c and minerals. You can use cranberries to fight your urinary infection and even dental bacteria.

Dry or juice, you can choose the way you want to use them.