5 Superfoods That Will Improve Your Health

today we’re gonna talk about some
awesome super foods get ready hold on to your seats and stay tuned for
our guide to these awesome things to eat but first hit the subscribe button and
click the notification bell for all your health related needs people are always
looking for the next superfood that they can use to improve things like blood
pressure and to prevent the body from coming down with a disease there are a
variety of good fruits and vegetables out there but some of them are
definitely more common than others beets did you know that there’s a superfood
that’s been hiding at the grocery store all this time whether you eat it as is
or turn it into a juice this vegetable has the properties to improve your liver
lower your blood pressure and even prevent cancer do you know what it is
it’s beets you rarely see this reddish purple vegetable in homes or at
restaurants but they’re definitely something that needs to be incorporated
into all of our diets keep on watching to find out some of the awesome health
benefits that come from eating beets or making beet juice chances are you’ll be
headed right to the produce section next time you’re shopping for your groceries
number one what are beets you ask well there are vegetable and their tap
roots are edible they also come in several different varieties and colors
they’ve been used as a food coloring and as a medicinal plant in the past number
two food they can be eaten boiled roasted or raw they can be pickled or
turned into a soup which is a very popular dish in Indian cuisine number
three color with such a vibrant and pretty color it’s odd that beets aren’t
already more of a staple vegetable number four
power plants beets are a dynamic vegetable filled with phytonutrients
that work as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents number five
nutrients beats are filled with nutrients that
help with birth defects heart disease and certain types of cancer number six
prevents constipation no one likes dealing with a turned
stomach or bowel movement problem eating beets
or drinking beet juice can help with this seeing as they are high in fiber
studies have shown that beta Simon which is a phytochemical compound in beets and
help fight off colon cancer number seven anti-cancer other research
has proven that beetroot extract can be helpful when treating pancreatic breast
and prostate cancer it can also reduce the formation of tumors on organs this
combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties will work
together to lower cancer risks number eight detox is liver you may not have
known but our bodies need to go through a detoxification process once in a while
there are countless toxins and other wastes that exist within our body this
can lead to health problems if they aren’t taken care of beets do a great
job of getting rid of the invading liver cells as well as supporting the immune
system number nine reduced risk of birth defects beets are loaded with vitamin B
and folate these properties can help to lower the risk of birth defects they are
also packed with vitamin C potassium and manganese your muscles kidneys pancreas
nerves and liver all need a steady supply of these minerals to function
properly number 10 inflammation did you know the most chronic diseases and
illness began with mild inflammation betaine which is a nutrient found
naturally in beets can act as a guard protecting internal organs cells
proteins and enzymes from stress or inflammation number 11 lower blood
pressure it’s never healthy to live with high blood pressure for too long if left
untreated it could lead to other issues beets are filled with nitrates which are
known to help lower patient’s blood pressure in a few hours research has
proven that after drinking one glass of beet juice blood pressure can go up
to 5 points this happens when nitrates turn into nitric oxide and the blood
vessels relax and dilate improving blood flow dark leafy greens the second
superfood we’re going to explore is dark leafy greens for those of you don’t know
this category of lettuce like vegetables including kale Swiss chard collard
greens turnip greens and spinach these babies are the pinnacle health first off
they’re chock full of all sorts of great nutrients things like Folie zinc calcium
iron magnesium vitamin C and fiber are all huge components of your typical dark
leafy greens also the food phytochemistry department at the
instituto de la Gazza found that dark leafy greens contain high levels of
anti-inflammatory compounds known as Cardinals which may protect against
certain types of cancer they’re also good for reducing your risks of getting
certain afflictions a study done by the Department of Biochemistry in bins a
medical University found that dark leafy greens might reduce your risk of heart
disease and type 2 diabetes the best part about these is they’re good for
practically any meal you can make soups salads stir-fries curries and all sorts
of great snacks with dark leafy greens included heck you might even be able to
shoehorn some of them into meals that include other superfoods on the list get
creative really make this one your own berries we’re talking raspberries
strawberries blueberries blackberries and cranberries we’re talking every
berry man we’re talking every berry these are full of vitamins minerals
fiber and antioxidants everything a growing Bessy viewer needs to become big
and strong but wait there’s more hold on to your seats because this one is a
screamer berries are also full of antioxidants that will possibly prevent
disease the Department of food analysis and chemistry at Thomas badda University
found that the strong antioxidant capacity of berries is associated with
Joost risk of heart disease cancer and other inflammatory conditions and those
aren’t the only conditions berries can possibly prevent wagon engine food and
bio-based research found that berries may also be effective in treating
various digestive and immune related disorders when used alongside
traditional medical therapies and they’re great to eat at any time of the
day you can do strawberries with your pancakes blueberries in your midday
salad cranberries in your well cranberry sauce for dinner some possibilities
really are endless green tea ah yes tea after a long hard day there’s
nothing better than letting some hot comforting tea slide down your throat
this staple of Chinese history has been used as medicine since ancient times and
now in the current year it’s going to be your superfood it’s full of antioxidants
for starters these have huge anti-inflammatory effects and those
effects are amplified by green teas polyphenolic compounds one of the best
and most important antioxidants in green tea is Haitian epical occasion gully or
EGCG for short why is EGCG so important you ask well
let the Department of pharmaceutical chemistry at International Medical
University answer that EGCG is likely what gives green tea its apparent
ability to protect against chronic diseases including heart disease
diabetes and cancer oh yeah it’s good for preventing disease a trend we’re
starting to see a whole lot on this list finally green tea might actually be good
for weight loss says the Faculty of health medicine and life sciences at
Maastricht University they say that green tea may increase
energy expenditure and have been proposed to counteract the decrease in
metabolic rate that is present during weight loss positive effects on body
weight management have been shown using green tea mixtures the bottom line is
you should go pour yourself a cup of this awesome stuff but wait finish the
video first eggs some people might think that eggs
aren’t a superfood because they’re high in cholesterol those people would be
wrong while they may have cholesterol they’re chock full of other awesome
nutrients they’re full of B vitamins choline selenium vitamin A iron and
phosphorus they’re a great source of protein high quality proteins at that
the institut national de la santé at the de la research medical a found that eggs
contain too potent antioxidants Zee accent fin and lutein which are known to
protect vision and eye health all in all X make up for their cholesterol in
spades and speaking of that cholesterol it might not be that much of an issue
the Department of Agricultural food and nutritional science at the University of
Alberta found that despite fears surrounding egg consumption and high
cholesterol research indicates no measurable increase in heart disease or
diabetes risk from eating up to 6 to 12 eggs per week the Department of
nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut builds on that fact when
they common in fact eating eggs could increase good HDL cholesterol in some
people which may lead to a favorable reduction in heart disease risk we are
all aware about the versatility of eggs they’re not just a breakfast treat and
even then there are so many different ways you could eat them sunny-side up
scrambled poached over easy and even some that like we’ve never even heard of
like Spanish fried eggs and baste it so the next time you’re gearing up for a
morning meal make sure you add these awesome breakfast staples and heck it
doesn’t even have to be breakfast try them in your next soup dish or with
a salad or heck with any of the previous foods and so our video about superfoods
is complete what did you think about our video are you going to incorporate more
superfoods into your life after watching this did we convince you to make some
eggs a dark leafy green beet cranberry salad with a side of green tea did we
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