Chia seeds, referred to as the new flax as they are an excellent way to get your omega-3 fatty acids. According to new research they increase fat burning enzymes, moisturize the skin, help the body to absorb vitamins A, D and E and might even benefit the heart. They can also be added to juice, water and salads and keep longer.
Watercress, referred to as the new spinach. According to a recent study in the U.K. on breast cancer patients, watercress is packed with free radical busters. It might supress the development of tumors by limiting blood supply. They are also loaded with the nutrients, iron, vitamin C, and calcium. They help to metabolize iodine, vitamin B1 and magnesium and promote the process of liver detoxification by cress’s phytochemicals.
Pistachios, referred to as the new almonds. Fewer carbs are converted into sugar by foods higher in fiber content which help to keep blood sugars stable so you do not have cravings. Foods high in fiber help you to feel fuller for an extended amount of time as they tend to stay in the stomach longer. Pistachios have the highest fiber content than any other nut.
Probiotic Chocolate Bar:
Probiotic Chocolate Bar, referred to as the new dark chocolate. The concentrated flavonoides in dark chocolate protect against tissue and cell damage and might help lower blood pressure. A better choice than high calorie truffles are prepackaged chocolate probiotic bars. Most have less than 100 calories and the benefits from the probiotics help to regulate digestion. Studies have slso shown children taking them had better healing results from inflammatory skin conditions.
Whole berries, referred to as the new smoothie. People love the calorie packed juices that contain fruits like pomegranate and acia for their health benefits, however they are very concentrated. Suddenly you have consumed the equivalent of five boxes of berries as well as the added sugar. Instead sprinkle fresh raspberries, pomegranate seeds or blueberries on top of low-fat yogurt.