Holiday season is just around the corner, so get a head start with your health and add these superfoods into to your daily diet.
A favorite superfoods of the celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, this supplement is great for sprinkling over your breakfast porridge or blending into smoothies. Bee pollen is an amazing all-natural energy enhancer. In just 2-3 tablespoons, the carbohydrates, protein and B vitamins can help keep you going all day. For healthy glowing skin – the beautifully golden granules of bee pollen are used in topical products that aim to treat inflammatory conditions, thanks to the amino acids and vitamins which protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells. It also aids digestion, and supports the immune system.
Matcha tea is made from the entire leaf, so by drinking one cup, you will receive 100 per cent of the nutrients and be bounding with energy! If you want to boost metabolism and burn calories, matcha is the answer. It energizes, enhances mood and is really beneficial for concentration. Try swapping your coffee for a morning matcha instead to wake up the mind and body.
From a Peruvian fruit, lucuma powder delivers a plethora of health benefits. Available in powder form, it is great for adding to smoothies. Its naturally sweet caramel like flavor is perfect for adding to healthy desserts and baking! As well as satisfying your sweet tooth, this amazing superfood provides a large source of antioxidants, fibre, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals necessary for bodily functions. On top of all this, it is beneficial for skin health, balanced blood sugar levels, and even cardiovascular health.
The camu berry is one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamin C. This antioxidant-rich berry from the Amazon, offers a beneficial source of potassium, calcium, protein, beta-carotene, amino acids and powerful phytochemicals. Camu fruits are the highest documented source of vitamin C. Did you know that it provides 200 times more than a banana? yep you read right! So if you suffer from the flu during the winter months, camu will sort you right out. Try a tablespoon of camu powder mixed into a glass of water or smoothie for a healthy start to your day.