You've probably heard the saying, 'You are what you eat' and guess what -- it is SO true! That's why it is imparative that we fuel our bodies with the best food possible so we can perform our best -- mentally and physically.
One of my FAVORITE superfoods is blueberries - I have them each and every morning with my oatmeal (my personal fave is Three Sisters oatmeal from Whole Foods. It's organic, low in sugar and delish!)
WHY THEY’RE SUPER!
84 calories per cup, a serving of berries contains 14 percent of the suggested daily fiber and 24 percent of the suggested daily intake of Vitamin C. But it gets better. Research suggests blueberries deliver some even more powerful and long-lasting health benefits. One study found that consuming a cup of blueberries per week can lower blood pressure and perhaps speed up metabolism, due mostly to their high levels of anthocyanins (a type of antioxidant). Another study suggests blueberries can lower levels of LDL (the bad cholesterol), potentially reducing the risk of coronary heart disease. Blueberries may also inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells.
Click HERE to read the full article on Greatist.com!
What are your favorite superfoods?
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