You already know that superfoods are good for you. Packed full of antioxidants and loaded with vitamins and minerals, these foods pack a serious health punch.
So why can it seem like such a struggle to squeeze these nutritious food into our busy daily lives? But help is at hand thanks to these tips and tricks for sneaking superfoods into your diet.
What’s so super about superfoods?
Coined in the ‘80s, the term ‘superfood’ refers to certain foods that boast large concentrations of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
The health advantages of regularly consuming these nutritious goodies are potentially huge. As well as giving your body a daily energy boost, superfoods have also been shown to have more far-reaching effects, ranging from reducing the signs of aging to potentially helping to protect against cancer.
5 ways to add superfoods to your diet
Incorporating superfoods into your daily meals is perhaps the most obvious, and for some the most daunting, way of including these nutrient-packed food in your diet. But with so many different superfoods to choose from, there are endless ways that you can pack an extra health punch into your meals without having to ditch your favorite dishes. Here are some of our favorites:
Supercharge your breakfast
For breakfast, why not try tossing a handful of blueberries onto your granola. As well as adding extra sweetness to your bowl, these berries are packed full of the antibacterial agent anthocyanins.
Or if you prefer a savory start to the day, why not throw some vitamin rich spinach into your favorite egg dish?