20 Awesome Superfoods You Should Add To Your Diet
Chia seeds are packed with Omega-3, calcium, and fiber. These seeds are tiny and tasteless, but will add a fun texture to smoothies. Furthermore, if people don’t like the taste of fish, they should consider chia seeds as a great replacement.
Cacao powder has the same chocolate taste without the extra calories. What’s more, cacao powder (and to some extent, chocolate) is rich in flavonoids, which help to lower blood pressure and improve blood flow. Avoid brands that say “alkalized” or “Dutch” because such terms signify that the cacao has been overtly processed, resulting in the loss of much nutrition.
Cacao powder will give smoothies a rich, milk-shake texture and taste.
Kefir, a fermented milk-product that has a slightly sour taste like unflavored yogurt, is getting more attention every day. This is because it is rich in probiotics (healthy bacteria), which your intestines love and require for optimal digestive health. And when your digestive system is functioning optimally, inflammation is reduced in the rest of your body.
Maca powder should be considered by people who can’t handle caffeine or often feel excessive fatigue. Maca powder aids the adrenals and is considered to be an “adaptogen”, something that repairs the damage caused by fatigue. It has a nutty taste, and is often a great and easy addition to baked goods and smoothies.