SuperFoods are fantastic multi taskers, brimming with various disease fighting nutrients, usually without providing too many calories.SuperFoods are fantastic multi taskers, brimming with various disease fighting nutrients, usually without providing too many calories. These awesome foods work best when they are part of a healthy and balanced diet, rather than eating one or two SuperFoods in the hope that it’ll counteract a bad diet. Of course, ‘a little bit of what you fancy’ is fine, but don’t forget to match that cheesy pizza with some of our superfood suggestions. Here at MOMA we’re dedicated to making sure our customers are getting the most nutrition into their diets, and we’re passionate about providing this information in an easy to digest way. This is why we have created our handy food guides. Here we’ve made a really comprehensive list all of the SuperFoods that you can try to incorporate into your diet. Another example of this is our Ultimate Guide to a low FODMAP diet which you can view by following the link.
A Super Diet full of SuperFoodsAs well as Super Foods, nutritionists like to talk about Super Diets where the emphasis is on a healthy, balanced diet, rich in fruit, vegetables and wholegrain foods. So whilst these awesome foods contain more nutrients and health benefits than your average (un-super) foods, the diet as a whole plays the most important role in our health. Our guide above contains some of the rarer Super Foods available to buy in supermarkets and shops - so we’ve picked some of the more obscure foods and explained what they are and how to incorporate them into your Super Diet!
All about the Algae - Try Spirulina and ChlorellaChlorella and Spirulina are both freshwater algae, which luckily you can buy in powder form. Thanks to their incredible nutrient value, they can offer a wide range of health benefits when incorporated to your daily diet. Each algae has different health benefits. Have a look and see what sounds good for you.
ChlorellaChlorella powder is one of the most nutrient dense foods available. It’s a natural supplement which can help to boost energy and support fat loss. Let's take a closer look at the benefits of this algae.
- Proven to support your immune system which can benefit people who are prone to catching common colds.
- Chlorella is reported to even make you look younger, which is down to the fact it can reduce oxidative stress which is known to be caused by pollution, physical stress and even a poor diet.
- Adding Chlorella to food can help with weight loss. This algae is reported to regulate hormones and help with metabolism issues, all of which can be a source of weight issues.
- Toxins can be problem for some people and Chlorella can help flush these toxins out as part of a balanced diet.
- Chlorella is known to promote the healing of tissues, perfect for recovery after a heavy gym session.
- Spirulina contains huge amount of protein and antioxidants
- Spirulina contains lots of good fats that are essential for a healthy brain
- The ideal portion of spirulina is between 4-5 grams, which is about a teaspoon