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5 Winter Superfoods That Keep You Healthy

Keep yourself fit and healthy during the cold winter months by adding these delicious superfoods to your diet.

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Superhero: Avocado


Ammo:
Omega-6, folate, omega-3, potassium, and vitamin B6.

Powers: Lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, and combatting cancer.

Sidekick: Lemon or lime juice – their vitamin C, with the avocado’s monounsaturated fats, help to reduce belly fat. Blend into guacamole.

 

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Superhero: Pomegranate


Ammo:
Fibre, folate, potassium, and vitamins C and K.

Powers: Reducing joint pain, fighting viruses, and preventing strokes.

Sidekick: Green tea – it’s also high in pain-relieving antioxidants and is delicious with a splash of pomegranate juice.

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Superhero: Wild Salmon


Ammo:
Vitamins B3, B12 and D, and omega-3.

Powers: Building muscle, reducing inflammation and pain, and combatting obesity and autoimmune disorders.

Sidekick: Ginger – its anti-inflammatory properties amplify pain relief. Grate fresh into salmon marinade.

 

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Superhero: Quinoa


Ammo:
Protein, fibre, and iron.

Powers: Promoting serotonin production, preventing migraines, and lowering blood pressure.

Sidekick: Pumpkin seeds – they’re another excellent source of vegetarian protein. Sprinkle onto quinoa salad.

 

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Superhero: Blueberries


Ammo:
Manganese, vitamins C and K, and anthocyanin.

Powers: Protecting the heart, benefiting eyesight and memory, fighting cancer and diabetes.

Sidekick: Spinach – it’s rich in lutein, which also aids vision. Toss baby spinach and blueberries together in a salad.