Before we list superfoods, it is important to mention that avoiding each of the following has a super food effect:
- gluten – found in wheat, spelt, barley and rye
- sugar, refined carbs
- trans fats and vegetables oils
All of the items above have such a negative effect on health that by eliminating them has the same, or better effect than adding a superfood.
Wild Caught Fish – Alaskan salmon, line caught tuna, sardines, cod, mackerel. These are high in protein, omega 3 fats and low in toxins.
Grass Fed Meats – bison, beef, lamb, pork and fowl. High in protein, minerals and omega 3 fats. Liver and other organ meats.
Egg Yolks – Especially from free range, high omega 3 fed hens. Protein, omega 3's and antioxidents – vitamin K2.
Deep Green Leafy Vegetables – Chard, kale, collards, spinach and broccoli. Concentrated source of vitamins and minerals.
Cod Liver Oil or Fish Oil – Omega 3 fats reduce inflammation as well as risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Alzheimer's.Everyone needs to supplement.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – best all purpose oil for medium heat cooking, salad and vegetable dressings. Good for heart, brain and body.
Coconut Oil – good for stir frying and cooking. Beneficial for heart and brain, energy and weight loss. Antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic.
Sea Vegetables – Have 10-20 times more minerals than land vegetables. Kelp, dulse, nori, wakame, hijiki and kombu can all be added to salads, vegetables, soups and entrees.
Blueberries – Rich in plant nutrients for the brain, eyes and immune system.
Chia Seeds – These tiny seeds are packed with protein and the vegetable form of omega 3 fats.