4 Foods that keep you healthy for life

4 superfoodsOne of the best ways to get healthy for life is to improve your eating habits—that means consuming clean food that provides you with all the proper nutrients without adding excess calories and fat. Here are four foods that nutrition experts consider to be some of the greatest super foods available.

Brussel Sprouts. These mini-cabbages are a perfect food for improving your health through nutrition. Brussel sprouts are loaded with fiber and contain a compound that helps destroy precancerous cells. In addition, they’re loaded with vitamins C and A.

Turmeric Curcumin. This potent antioxidant-rich herb gives curry its color and packs a flavorful punch. Renowned for its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, turmeric has been shown to help prevent the growth of breast cancer and is used for the natural prevention of cancer cells in melanoma and prostate cancer. Loaded with anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric keeps you healthy for life by regulating metabolism and naturally flushing out the liver. Interesting fact—in China, turmeric has been used to treat depression for 4000 years.

Pistachios. These nuts are hailed for their ability to decrease the risk of diabetes. Pistachios are packed with fiber, protein and monounsaturated fat, (aka the healthy fats) all of which are essential to successful, long-lasting weight loss. They slow down the absorption of carbs in our bodies, which helps reduce the vicious cycle of blood sugar highs and lows. They’re also excellent sources of energy-boosting nutrients including vitamin B6 and copper.

Whole Grains. Whole grains are another ideal food when your goal is to improve your health through nutrition. Unlike refined grains, whole grains are loaded with protein and fiber, which help you stay fuller and eat less overall. Swapping your white bread for whole grain bread is vital for weight loss management—whole grains won’t cause the spikes in blood sugar that refined grains do. Plus, they help to lower your LDL cholesterol levels.

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