9 Superfoods You Can Find at Your Local Grocery Store

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

5. Kiwis

Bored of citrus? Kiwi fruit are an incredible source of Vitamin C, as well as antioxidants, making them one of the most nutritionally dense fruits you can buy. In fact, just one large kiwi contains a full daily recommended amount of Vitamin C!

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6. Salmon

Want to boost your brain power? Try adding some salmon to your lunch or dinner. The Omega-3s in this deep water fish have been shown to aid in preserving and boosting brain function.

7. Broccoli

Available throughout the year, broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse. It’s full of fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K. If you’re not a fan of orange vegetables like carrots and sweet potatoes, broccoli is a fantastic way to get in your daily dose of beta carotenes.

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8. Avocados

The monounsaturated fats found in avocados do a little bit of everything. In addition to protecting you from age-related cognitive decline, avocados can also help to regulate blood pressure and overall healthy blood flow. Good blood flow is necessary for the health of every single organ in your body.

9. Dark chocolate

Will a square of dark chocolate a day keep the doctor away? It’s possible! Chocolate contains a considerable amount of antioxidants, protecting your health across the board. The caffeine content can also help protect you from depression, and can improve your concentration and focus. Of course, moderation is key, and it’s important to stick to dark chocolate, which has a lower fat and sugar content than milk chocolate.

What’s your favorite way to prepare these easy-to-find superfoods?

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Sources:

  • https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/10-everyday-super-foods
  • https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/10-super-foods
  • https://www.mayoclinic.com/health/health-foods/MY01108&slide=3
  • https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/eat-smart-healthier-brain
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