The nourishment and vitamins from certain foods have the ability to build muscle, fire up metabolism, boost immunity and save your heart. However not all foods are created equal, here are 5 foods that you can’t ignore, just a handful a day will improve your health tenfold.
Bison: Beef’s leaner cousin is great for testosterone production, immunity, building muscle and stoking your metabolism, it has less than half the total fat of beef while still packing essential nutrients, like zinc, selenium, and B vitamins.
Kefir: The ultimate food for a healthy heart, this fermented milk boasts a 2:3 ratio of protein to carbohydrates. A great probiotic that encourages the growth of healthy bacteria in your digestive tract.
Kamut: This nutty-tasting wholegrain is food for the heart, brimming with double the nutrients of wheat. It is a great source of protein and fibre and is rich in potassium, zinc, and antioxidants.
Sprouted Grains: Plants need the greatest boost of energy when they begin to sprout, because these grains have begun but not finished germinating they are brimming with energy. They can have triple the soluble fibre and are the secret to blood sugar control. The best thing is that they are super cheap, a pack of humble alfalfa sprouts will cost you about $1.30 in your local supermarket.
Spinach: Slow down arterial calcification by cooking up a cup of spinach or adding spinach leaves to your daily salad. A dose of daily greens will keep you healthy and energised.