The top superfoods to include in your diet

Superfoods are a special category of foods that are particularly nutrient dense. Here are a few with very real health benefits.

27 May 2014
by The Clicks health team

Wouldn't it be nice if you could reduce your risk of disease with every meal you ate? Well, in a sense you can. Provided you eat the right foods of course. While superfoods are not miracle workers, if eaten on a regular basis they'll help give your body everything it needs to stay strong and vital. Here are our top picks.

If you want to lower cholesterol

Eat this: Salmon – it’s high in omega 3 and monounsaturated fats.

If you want to improve your memory

Eat this: Soy – it contains phytoestrogens, iron and vitamin A.

If you want to reduce inflammation

Eat this: Blueberries – they contain antioxidants, potassium and vitamin C.

If you want to lower blood pressure

Eat this: Dark chocolate – it contains antioxidants and polyphenols.

There are many more superfoods that pack a health punch, such as pumpkin, spinach, sardines, pistachio nuts, oats, beans and red peppers. Include these foods in your diet regularly for health and vitality.