By this stage in your life you’ve probably heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’ at least a couple of times. That’s probably because the phrase is true to a certain extent. Don’t worry, you’re not about to turn into a donut or a French fry anytime soon but what you put into your body certainly has an effect on how you feel and look. When we put good things into our body, we’re bound to have more energy which makes us feel more positive! Here are five foods that you should be adding to your diet if you haven’t already.
When it comes to fruits one of the most beneficial types you could be eating is berries: raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, you name it. Berries contain a huge amount of antioxidants that flush out toxins from the inside of your body. They keep your skin glowing and they can even prevent diseases. The best part is, they’re so easy to incorporate into your diet. Throw a handful into your morning cereal or yogurt. You can blend them into a delicious smoothie, and you can even freeze them so that they’re always on hand.
2) Salmon Fish
Not only is salmon is one of the most delicious and flavorful varieties of fish available, it’s also one of the healthiest. It’s super easy to make as well. Just marinate it in some lemon juice, olive oil, and herbs and throw it in the oven for 10 -15 minutes. Salmon contains omega 3 fatty acids which are thought to prevent many diseases. It’s also great for your skin!
There’s a reason they say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Apples contain a huge amount of fiber which is something we need to keep our digestive system in check. They also act as a detoxifying agent, so forget about those tiresome detox diets and incorporate lots of apples into your diet. They’re especially delicious with peanut butter which is another super healthy food you should be eating!
Like most of the foods on this list, avocados are incredibly delicious. It’s the perfect base for a guacamole and it’s delicious on its own or spread on toast. Avocados are known as a super food because of its high nutrient content. It’s fantastic for your skin, hair and nails as well!
Try adding a handful of nuts into your diet every day. They’re incredibly high in essential nutrients and they are known to help with weight loss!