Why These Ancient Eats are New Superfoods & Are Good for Modern Health?

People need nourishment in the form of food. While the most popular foods are usually those that are not really good for their health and sadly many people seem to prefer those over the healthy kind. Nutrisystem Diet wishes to convey a healthier message for everyone — there are ancient foods that they need to partake of to make themselves healthy.

Here are the ten healthy ancient superfoods that they recommend:

Quinoa. This is one of the grains that are very versatile when it comes to using in recipes and serving to your family. One can use this for salads or include them in healthy stir fries. Aside from that quinoa can also can be a healthy side dish to any meat or poultry. It is gluten-free that has great contents of iron, magnesium and Vitamin B-6.

Kombucha. This is tea drink that people from ancient times have partaken of. It has so many health benefits. This is a fermented drink that uses the SCOBY technique. SCOBY stands for Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast. There are certain things that contribute to this technique that helps this drink become healthy.

Chia Seeds. This is a type of seed taken from a plant species of mint. Chia seeds are commonly grown in Guatemala and Mexico. Proof has shown that these have been in existence since the time of the Aztecs and was a reason why they had sound body and mind.

Spirulina. This is an alga that is now considered as one of the top superfoods in the world. Spirulina is loaded with a whole lot of benefits that can help you healthy. Aside from that, it helps that the flavor of this food is so good and powerful that a little of it goes a long way.

 

 

Fermented cod liver oil. This is one of the richest sources of omega-3 oil. In fact, it has variants of it like EPA and DHA. Aside from that it also contains high amounts of Vitamins D and A. These vitamins are essential in making your body healthy.

Bone broth. The secrets of bone broth lie in the fact that it contains a lot of minerals that makes a person’s immune system stronger and more reliable. It has high amounts of collagen, glutamine, proline and glycine which all have healing benefits.

Emmer. Just like most of the foods in this list, emmer is a good source of vitamins and minerals that make your body stronger and healthier. It benefits the heart and heightens a person’s immunity to certain diseases. It is a good source of protein especially for those going on a diet. The high quantity of antioxidants provides for cleaner systems and healthier living.

Black Radish. There are a lot of reasons why this is considered a superfood. First of all, it contains antibacterial and antimicrobial elements that fight off sickness. It also contains a lot of antioxidants like vitamin B, C, potassium, manganese, zinc, copper, magnesium, and calcium. Because of all these, it has been branded as ‘black magic’.

Broccoli Sprouts. This is one food that can help you fight off cancer cells from developing. With broccoli sprouts, you get 50 times more of these compared to eating regular broccoli. So even if you do not eat as much, you get its full benefits.

Legumes and grains. Superfoods do not need to be exotic or unknown. Yes, these include fruits and seeds that no one has heard of but they are just part of it. In this case, beans are the best legumes to include in this list. It has tons of phytochemicals and nutrients as does unprocessed grains that all promote better health and quality of life.

As superfoods, you can never go wrong in partaking in any of the ten listed to live a better life and health.

Do you have any favorite superfoods?  If so please share them in the comment section below?

 

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4 thoughts on “Why These Ancient Eats are New Superfoods & Are Good for Modern Health?”

    1. Bone broth is one of my favorites too. Thanks for hosting the Healthy Living Link up. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day.

  1. Hi Marla,
    I love learning about superfoods that I am not yet using such as Emmer and Black Radish. I do use chia seeds, sprouts, legumes, grains, spirulina, kombuch and quinoa.Thank you so much for sharing these ancient foods that we should eat to make ourselves healthy at the Healthy Happy Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. I’m pinning and sharing.

    1. HI Deborah,
      Glad to hear! Chia seeds are one my favorites superfoods – they have so many uses in recipes. Thanks for hosting HHG&N blog hop and sharing my article. Have a healthy, happy & blessed week.

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