10 Superfoods That Will Save Your Life


This Top Ten list of Superfoods is full of leafy greens, fruits and vegetables, as well as those unexpected foods which we all need and could just save your life. Each one of these delicious foods is packed full of nutrients and help to prevent cancers, improve longevity and increase general well-being and health. As well as some that may just even cure cancer. This is a list you must see!

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Including:

– Kale
– Oats
– Tomatoes
– Kefir
– Broccoli
– Avocado
– Black Raspberries
– Garlic
– Turmeric
– Black Rice

Transcript:

Kale:
. . . top alkaline food, kale regulates the body’s pH level . . . overall improved health and well-being. It also aids digestion, regulates weight, and can even prevent disease due to its immune boosting and anti-inflammatory properties. . . high in the essential phytonutrients . . . help the liver produce cancer fighting enzymes.

Oats:
A rich source of potassium and phytonutrients . . . helps to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. . . contain magnesium, which works to regulate blood-sugar levels . . . reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Tomatoes:
. . . red colour comes from lycopene, a powerful antioxidant rarely found in other foods . . . protect the skin against harmful UV rays, preventing the development of certain types of cancers . . . lower cholesterol.

Kefir:
. . . fermented milk product, means “good feeling” in Turkish . . . high levels of vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K2, biotin, folic acid, enzymes and numerous strains of probiotics . . . healing digestion-related syndromes and diseases including Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Crohn’s Disease . . . lactose intolerance.

Broccoli:
. . . source of vitamin C and folic acid, it also contains vitamins A and K, as well as calcium, fibre, beta-carotene and many other antioxidants. . . boosts the immune system, lowers the incidence of cataracts, supports cardiovascular health, builds bones and fights birth defects . . . Johns Hopkins University announced the discovery of a compound . . . prevented the development of cancerous tumours by 60 per cent, but also reduced the size of pre-existing tumours by 75 per cent.

Avocado:
. . . contains all 18 essential amino acids, omega 3, vitamins B-complex, C, E and K, as well as the fibre necessary to trap excess cholesterol . . . helps us to absorb essential nutrients . . . a lipid present in avocados is a compound capable of tackling Leukaemia.

Black Raspberries:
. . . cancer-fighting phytonutrients. . . very high concentrations of certain phytochemicals . . . slow the growth of precancerous cells and stop new blood vessels from forming.

Garlic:
Several large studies have found that those who eat more garlic are less likely to develop various kinds of cancer, especially cancers related to digestive organs such as the oesophagus, stomach, and colon. This is because the nutrients found in these pungent bulbs help to prevent cancerous substances in your body from working. However, this superfood comes with a disclaimer, with garlic enthusiasts recommending that for the best results garlic be eaten raw!

Turmeric:
A member of the ginger family, Turmeric can be used for much more than just flavouring curries. This orange-coloured spice has been identified by the American Cancer Society as containing curcumin, an incredible ingredient capable of preventing certain types of cancer cells from forming, as well as slowing the spread, or even shrinking, pre-existing tumours.

Black Rice:
Whilst brown rice is known for being healthier than white rice, its darker cousin is by far its superior. Known as “Forbidden Rice” in Ancient China when it was only eaten by nobles, black rice is different from other rice as it has the highest iron and zinc content. Also, as with black raspberries and other foods with high pigment content, black rice contains more antioxidants than lighter-coloured foods, in particular anthocyanins which are accredited as protecting against DNA damage that causes cancer.

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