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Weekly Wellness - Super Foods for Super Health

October 23, 2016

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From retaining strength to reducing wrinkles, the foods you eat can positively impact your long-term health and your attitude. Incorporate the following super foods into your diet to support super health.

 

Almonds contain agility-promoting vitamin E.

Apples are high in fiber and rich in antioxidants.

Avocados offer heart-healthy monounsaturated fat.

Blueberries contain the most antioxidants of all common fruits and are high in fiber.

Buckwheat pasta is high in fiber and contains protein, unlike most carbohydrates.

Chiles contain calorie-burning capsaicin.

Chocolate is rich in flavanols, which are antioxidants that reduce cell damage and lower blood pressure—even in just a quarter of an ounce per day.

Curry powder is packed with turmeric, which promotes mental alertness.

Eggs offer stick-with-you protein to help avoid overeating.

Goji berries contain more beta carotene than carrots.

Lentils pack both a protein and soluble fiber punch.

Oats are a high-fiber, complex carbohydrate that won’t spike blood sugar.

Olive oil is a monounsaturated fat, and offers antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Pomegranates are a low-calorie, high fiber fruit also high in folate.

Quinoa is a protein- and fiber-rich grain that’s very filling.

Sardines contain omega-3s to help maintain muscle, and they are also high in calcium.

Spinach and kale provide vitamin K, which improves bone density and supports eye health.

Strawberries are rich in polyphenols, which help maintain brain function and memory.

Tarragon contains antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals.

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which helps to protect the skin from sun damage.

Wild salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, proven to keep the heart healthy, improve insulin sensitivity and build muscle.

Yogurt contains carbohydrates, protein and good fat to keep blood sugar steady; it also promotes good digestion.

 

Special Webinar Announcement

Food and Mood

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Oct. 26, 2016 at 11 AM PDT

 

What we eat and how we feel is closely related. In this webinar we will explore how food impacts your energy, productivity and mood. We will identify which foods have the most significant impact. You will also learn about the role of things like gut bacteria and stress.

 

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