Healthy Foods To Eat

Every day our body needs vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Eating a healthy food is important part of maintaining a good health. Also eating healthy foods, can help you to feel great and fresh through the day.

Today will be presented the 5 super-healthy foods, that are proven as a disease fighters and energy boosters. Add them to your daily diet, and get on the track for excellent source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients.

1. Lemons
-- One lemon has more than 100 percent of our daily intake of vitamin C. Lemons contain calcium, magnesium, citric acid, vitamin C, dietary fiber, limonene and pectin. All these, boost the immunity of the body, and they protect the body from many infections. Consuming lemons may help to strengthen bones and increase the “good” HDL cholesterol levels. Citrus flavonoids are found in lemons, and act as an anti-inflammatory, and also may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

2. Apples
-- In 2004 USDA scientists investigated over 100 foods, and the red delicious apple was ranked on 12 place. Apples are good source of pectin, which can lower the blood cholesterol, also they are a good source of vitamin C -- an antioxidant that protect our body’s cells from damaging. This fruit is low in saturated fat. Eating an apple has a positive influence on our body like: get whiter and healthier teeth, avoid Alzheimer’s disease, protect against Parkinson’s, control your weight, boost your immune system, etc.

3. Almonds

-- These tear-shaped nuts are full with -- calcium, magnesium, iron fiber and riboflavin. Like all nuts, and the almonds contain plant protein, this means, that you do not have to eat so much meet. Almonds provides the following health benefits like: Lower LDL-cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease, providing double-barreled protection against diabetes and cardiovascular disease, almonds may help you to reduce your excess weight, and also almonds are natural source of energy.
They are healthy snack by themselves, and they make a good addition to foods like desserts, snack mixes, salads and rice pilaf.

4. Broccoli
-- One stalk of broccoli contains 115 percent of your daily vitamin K, and almost 200 percent vitamin C. Broccoli are a good source of folate, they also contains phytonutrients — that is a group of compounds that can prevent diabetes, some cancers and heart disease. They are a good source of vitamin A, and are good source of energy-producing vitamin B1, protein, and iron. Also the broccoli are good for the eye health.

5. Sweet Potatoes

-- One of the best and healthiest vegetable. This veggie is full with carotenoids, fiber, and potassium. Good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin B-6 that may help you to reduce the risk of some cancers and slow the aging process. Like all vegetables, they are low in calories. Bake some, and then mix them with some mashed pineapple for extra sweetness.