Sunday , 20 October 2019
SUPERFOOD (Part 1 of 4: My SuperFood)

SUPERFOOD (Part 1 of 4: My SuperFood)

My SuperFood List

  1. Raw unprocessed honey
  2. Green tea
  3. Seaweed
  4. Barley
  5. Avocado
  6. Chia seed
  7. Basmati rice
  8. Pistachios nut
  9. Ragi millet
  10. Himalayan black salt

Raw Unprocessed Honey

  • Antimicrobial property
  • Heals skin inflammation
  • Promotes digestive health, helps in metabolism
  • Cough suppressing/ act as a lozenge
  • Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial
  • Rich in beneficial enzymes and vitamins
  • Boost immunity

Green Tea

  • Anti-aging
  • Excellent source in anti-oxidant – reduce risk of cancer
  • Improves brain function
  • Boosts metabolic rate and increases fat burning
  • Promotes healthy teeth and gums
  • Lower risk of developing diabetes
  • Reduce risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Assist in losing weight

Seaweed

  • Benefits for Thyroid Disorder
  • Efficient pre-biotics
  • High in nutrients, low in calorie
  • Hormone regulator
  • May improve health heart
  • Has metal chelating properties
  • High in fiber, good for weight loss

Barley

  • Helps to remove toxins through our bowels, gives relief to constipation
  • It acts as a diuretic, removes waste through our urine. Effective remedy for fever and kidney stone
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Control sugar levels and good for diabetic
  • High in soluble fiber – helps in reducing cholesterol level
  • Easy to digest and can be given to invalids
  • Building and maintaining bone structure and strength due to the minerals in barley

Avocado

  • Rich in potassium, beneficial to decrease bone loss
  • Rich in Flavonoid and Polyphenols – reduce risk of inflammatory disorders
  • Excellent food for baby
  • Essential omega 3’s and 6’s which are necessary for healthy metabolism
  • Packed with vitamins, minerals and complete proteins : good for vegetarian
  • Excellent source of glutathione – an important anti-oxidant to prevent aging, heart disease
  • High levels of folate, Vitamin E – prevent against strokes

Chia Seed

  • Feeds the friendly bacteria in the intestine
  • One of the best source of fiber – helps in weight lost
  • Contains good nutrient essential for bone health
  • Good decent amount of protein, essential amino acid – reduces appetite and cravings
  • Can significantly lower blood pressure
  • Liver protective properties
  • Anti-diabetic actions

Basmati Rice

  • Low Glycemic Index than normal rice
  • Neutral pH
  • Good source of Vitamin B, thiamine and niacin
  • Easy to digest
  • Low in fat and gluten

Pistachio Nut

  • Good source of fiber, many essential vitamins and minerals
  • Cholesterol and sodium free – good as snack food and reduce risk of heart disease
  • Contains good source of monosaturated fat
  • May have glucose and insulin lowering effects
  • Lowest calorie nuts in a single ounce
  • Absorption of iron

Ragi Millet

  • Rich source of Calcium, Iron, B6 and folic acid – improves bone health, prevent anaemia
  • Very affordable
  • High dietary fiber, exhibits anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties
  • Low in fat and gluten free
  • First food for babies – ragi porridge
  • Reduces ‘bad’ cholesterol
  • Good supplement food for the aged

Himalayan Black Salt

  • Aids digestion
  • Combats flatulence and heartburn
  • Helps improve eye sights
  • Contains small amount of iron compounds – beneficial for anemic
  • Best alternative to sea salt
  • Use in bath water – rejuvenates and replenishes, an excellent healing element

 

About Kim Hoi

Hi! I'm Kim! I am a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner from Australia. After graduated from my Ayurvedic course, I attended trainings in Ayurvedic clinics in both Australia and India. Postings in this blog are all written with passion to improve health of not only myself but also my family and at the same time to share my experience with my friends and readers who are interested to find out more on improving and be in better health. If you need a private consult, you are welcome to contact me.

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