Simply reading this list helps me - because I read it and give myself credit for having many of these as part of my regular things to eat. Often, I don't give myself credit for all I am doing right; I'm working to change that. This list provides another tool to help me focus on what's working and to build on that. Thanks to Xavier (SODREDGE) for having this as one of his recent favorites and leading me to the list.
I found this article to be very helpful and made me feel good about the food that I have been chosing to eat!!!
1/16/2008 8:12:26 AM
This is great for people who just do not know. I eat almost all these foods every week and they are in my monthly diet. Still overweight. Started from medicine. Blueberries are super for eye health and more. So spread out your veges and fruits through the month. Veges are best when steamed but you can make a great stir-fry. Fruit juice is not the same, read the label. It is loaded with sugars and very little juice.
If you have problems remembering exactly what foods are "super foods," think COLORS. The deep or intense colored fruit and vegetables are generally on the list of super foods: blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, pomegranate, dandelion greens, kale, etc. "Eat your colors," as my daughter tells my grandchildren!
If you shop around the outer edge of the grocery store, you will find the best foods from this list. Organic is better and it is even better to buy from your local FARMER'S MARKET in your home area.
11/14/2007 6:22:26 AM
I see that you list "berries of all kinds" but according to Dr. Nicholas Perricone. The NUMBER ONE Superfood found in the world is the ACAI Berry of Brazil. Higher than any ORAC Value in any other fruit, the ACAI berry is off the charts.
Thanks for the info on these other foods, but it seems that this article was written in 2004 & if you've seen reports today about the chemicals in our food, the free radicals we are eating on a daily basis are possibly doing more harm than the vitamins & minerals we're eating.
If anyone is interested, MonaVie is a great product. If you haven't heard about it. Check it out, or ask someone in your neighborhood about it. www.mymonavie.com/lifesberry
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