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10 Super Foods Kids should not be going without

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10 Super Foods Kids should not be going without

 

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Blueberri 

Blueberries have high levels of antioxidants which promote healthy cell growth. They also reduce the growth of cancerous cells.

Goal: Eat one cup full a day to get the full benefits of this super food.

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Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi Fruit have high levels of minerals and vitamins which are important for healthy daya to day function. Kiwi fruit are also low in calories with one fruit only containing 45 calories.

 

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Quinona
Quinoa is a grain that cooks similarly to rice with a slightly nutty flavour. Quinoa packs more protein then any other grain on the market which is important for muscle development.
Goal: Eating one cup of cooked quinoa will give you 8 grams of protein.

 

 

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a vegetable that is loaded with powerful cancer fighting powers. With only 30 calories per cup, broccoli is loade with lots of minerals and vitamins.

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Almonds

Almonds are high in protein and assit with maintaining a strong and healthy heart. Almonds do contain fat so you need to watch how many you eat.

Goal: Eat a small bowl of 20 almonds a day to gain the health benefits.

 

 

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Kale

Kale is high in nutrients and antioxidants. It is full of Vitamin B6, Iron and Calcium. It is a fantastic substitute for lettuce.

 

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Adzuki Beans

Grown in the middle east, adzuki beans are high in protein and low in calories. You can eat these cooked or as sprouts.

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Salmon

Salmon is a fantastic source of omega-3 fatty acids, proteins and vitamin A. Omega-3 is important as it lowers the risk of memory loss, arthritis and heart disease.

 

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Edamame

Edamame is a japanese bean contains vitamins, calcium, iron. magnesium and genistein that prevents weight gain.

Goal: Eat ½ a cup to get 11grams of protein and only 127 calories

 

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Turmeric

This amazing root has been shown to have significant health benefits which include:

 

  •    delay liver damage
  •    slows the growth of cancer
  •    reduce the rate of Alzheimers disease

   Goal: sprinkle turmeric into your meals of a night time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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