Still it finds its way onto plates and into salads in most restaurants and health food stores. Demand was so high that supermarkets got in on the action too. Today though there is a new kid in town. Freekeh hasn’t made the mainstream market yet but is set too. It knocks quinoa out of the ball park with its nutritional credentials. More protein, more fiber, more iron, lower glycemic index and a gentle smoky flavour. It also helps you feel fuller for longer so if you are working on your summer body, invest in some Freekeh
The world went crazy for juicing and a few years ago you couldn’t surf the web without some kind of juice diet jumping out at you. Juicing is a fantastic addition to a healthy diet and there are some great ways of complimenting your healthy eating, you just need the right equipment so check out juicercruiser.com then get ready to add our next superfood to your life. Spirulina.
A natural algae, which has inhabited the earth for around 3.5 billion years. It has a green-blueish colour, and can be bought as supplement in either power or tablet form to provide outstanding health benefits! We recommend mixing it in with a green smoothie, mainly to disguise it’s hideous taste. You can take it in a shot but you might feel like you have turned up on the set of Celebrity Jungle. Spirulina is 65% protein, which is pretty impressive, especially if you are building muscle strength. It is packed with Omega 3 fatty acid, high in Chlorophyll which helps to detox your body, high in iron and is an incredible antioxidant. There are some weird side effect like your ‘waste’ may look a little green. However the value of adding a little to your diet far outweigh a couple of insignificant side effects.
It can be hard to know which superfood is the best for you, so experiment until you can feel it working. It may take some time as you need to give everything a chance to work and the benefits to build up. We believe that starting with these two, you will have laid great foundations to build upon. Drink plenty of green tea and water though as any food which aids digestion and detoxes you, needs flushing through naturally.
You health is incredibly important, you know that or you wouldn’t be reading this article. So tweak up your diet and take that little extra care.