Did you know that dark-hued foods are now the newest superfoods? It’s because they contain high levels of antioxidants, compounds that protect against a number of diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Keep reading for my top 5 black superfoods to boost your health.
5 Superfoods to Boost Your Health
Blackberries contain polyphenols an antioxidant that helps reduce inflammation. Add this low calorie berry to your yogurt, oatmeal or cereal and enjoy better balance, coordination and improved short-term memory.
Black Beans should be a part of everyone’s diet. They are a healthy food that helps prevent cancer and protect your cells from damage. Beans are full of fiber and can lower diabetes risk by 35 percent. Add black beans to salads, soups and tacos.
Black Mushrooms contain cancer fighting properties. Flavorful shitake mushrooms are sometimes called black mushrooms and may lower risk of breast cancer for women. Add mushrooms to your salad, chili and soups.
Black Tea flavonoids may help prevent the forming of plague and blockage in artery walls. So switch out your morning coffee or soda and choose black or green tea to reap this healthy heart benefit.
Black Rice has shown less swelling with allergies and lower levels of inflammation. So choose black rice for your stir-fry next time instead of brown or white. Add black rice to those healthy black beans too for a very filling meal.
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