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.
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.
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.
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.
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.