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Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

Acai berries, goji berries, kale, pineapples and now mares’ milk — according to nutritionist Raphaël Gruman, there’s no need to rush out and buy these trending “superfoods”. Better and less expensive dietary options are available to people who want to get in greater quantities of natural vitamins and antioxidants. * Acai berries: The fruit of the South American acai palm is a big seller in organic grocery stores. Acai berries are rich in vitamin C, but so are a majority of fruits, notably kiwi fruit and in particular golden kiwi fruit….

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Stay healthy on a budget. Here are five inexpensive superfoods for you

There’s more to superfoods than kale and chia seeds. And not all superfoods require you to spend a lot of money. Nutritionists suggest natural superfoods to ensure you stay in good health. * Turmeric: An excellent anti-inflammatory, turmeric can be used to relieve aching joints and tendinitis. It also activates serotonin, the ‘good mood’ hormone. According to a 2014 Australian study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a gram of turmeric every morning can improve the memory power of people at risk from age-related cognitive decline. The powdered root can be sprinkled on…

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9 New Superfoods for Women

Chances are youre already filling your plate with healthy foods like blueberries and broccoli (both full of disease-fighting antioxidants). Well done. But as good as those standbys are for you (and they are good), new research reveals some overlooked nutritional superheroes that deserve a starring role at your next meal. If you love: Oranges Now try: Kiwifruit This petite fruit contains about 70 milligrams of vitamin C—more than an orange and just 5 milligrams short of the daily recommendation for women. Research links C to improved eyesight, lower cancer risks,…

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7 Superfoods for Beautiful Skin

Epidermis, the largest and the most noticeable part of the human body is the external representation of everything that goes on inside the body. In order to keep this external organ healthy and glowing, people usually follow the practice of applying moisturisers and other skincare products. However, many tend to miss the point that the key to keeping this vital organ healthy, lies within nutritious dietary habits, apart from external care and repair. Nevertheless, in this Google generation, with information overload about what to eat and what not to eat,…

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6 Indian Superfoods to Reduce Belly Fat

Wedding season is here! And you will all agree with me that there comes a moment when you want to lose stubborn fat around your belly just to wear that favorite sari or lehenga of yours. We keep running from pillar to post to find that one secret food or ingredient that melts our belly fat. We don’t believe in miracles but here is the list of superfoods that will actually help you shed those extra kilos. In order to lose weight, you need your calorie intake to be less…

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Improve your eye health with these superfoods

Munch your way to better eye health with citrus fruits like oranges, lemons and grapefruits (Thinkstock) Your eyes are one of the most important organs of your body and need to be well taken care of. Just doing eye exercises isn’t enough though. You also need to eat foods that help improve eye health. While carrots are excellent for your eyes, there are other foods that are helpful as well… Certain fish like mackerel, tuna, salmon and sardines are packed with omega-3 fatty acids that are known to prevent dry…

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