Top 10 Beneficial Foods for a healthy life

Top 10 Beneficial Foods for a healthy life

There are several foods out there can help with aging. As we all know that if it can help with aging, then these foods are good for you and you are probably eating them now. I am going to list a few of them this week.

I am going to list the Top 10 foods today.

1. Oranges

2. Blueberries

3. Onions

4. Garlic

5. Legumes

6. Mushrooms

7. Tomatoes

8. Leafy Greens

9. Soy

10. Whole Grains

1. Oranges are full of antioxidants, and Vitamin C. They also contain fiber, foliate and also vitamins A and B1 and Calcium. Oranges according to studies by Australian research group CSIRO, help boost immunity, lower cholesterol and reduce free radical damage and oxidative stress.

2. Blueberries contain lost antioxidants called anthocyanins. Studies that were published in Neuroscience suggest these antioxidants neutralize free radical damage, enhance the health of all body tissue, protect brain from against oxidative stress and protect the cardiovascular system. It can help improve brain function including memory.

3. Onions can lower sugar levels and decrease total cholesterol, while it increases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol). Onions are also beneficial in preventing heart disease and stroke. The best onions are the pungent onions, so the more pungent the better for you.

4. Garlic’s health benefits have been well known for a while. Garlic can inhibit cardiac artery calcification and reduces the amount of free radicals in the bloodstream. Help in reducing plaques deposits in the arteries. Garlic also contains anti-inflammatory compounds that help protect against conditions often associate with aging, such as asthma and arthritis.

5. Legumes are excellent source of cholesterol lowering fiber and energy boosting protein and iron. No one bean has an advantage over the others. Lentils are high in fiber and help in managing blood sugar. Black bean are rich in anthocyandins and Kidney beans help to improve functioning of neurotransmitters essential for memory. Green beans contain vitamin K, which helps with bone support. Garbanzo beans provide high amounts of minerals that aid metabolizing carbohydrates, fats and proteins.

6. Mushrooms, especially Shitake, are a good source of iron and lentinan. Which studies have shown to activate our immune systems tumor fighting T cells.

7. Tomatoes are loaded with healthy vitamins and trace minerals. They are a good source of lycopen, which studies have shown, to provide protection to DNA, prevent Heart disease and protections against some cancers.

8. Leafy Greens are the most nutrient packed foods that we eat. Spinach, kale arugula, Swiss chard, cabbage, collard greens and watercress help with lower blood pressure, boost energy, increase circulatory health, protect against macular degeneration and work to prevent a number of cancers.

9. Soy even though it is a legume, deserves it own place because it provides great benefits, even more than other legumes. Soy is has a high concentration of molybdenum, trace mineral that plays a role in 3 enzyme systems involved in metabolizing crabs, fats and proteins. It also contains iron, phosphorus, omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, copper, vitamin B2 and potassium

10. Whole grains now come in bread and pastas. We know that they are heavier then the same product made with refine white flour. It can help promote healthy skin, good eyesight and also reduce the risk of a heart attack lower blood pressure.

I hope that this list is helpful to you and that if you do not include these foods in your diet now that you will now since you know some of the benefits that these foods have.

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