Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits! SO DELICIOUS + EASY TO EAT + FULL OF VITAMIN A, B6 & C. Vitamins A and C helps slow the development of wrinkles, bags under the eyes and ease the aging process overall. Their water content also keeps your skin super hydrated. Blueberries include high quantity fiber, potassium, folate and phytonutrient compounds which help fight against various cancers and supports your bone strength and heart health.
I pretty much eat Avocado almost every day, either on a piece of toast, in a salad or as Guacamole. Avocados are a great source of lutein, a carotenoid that works as an antioxidant and helps protect against eye diseases. They also contain vitamin B6, which is an important vitamin for women. It is safest to get this vitamin via your diet, as supplements are toxic in too high a dose. Eating foods with B6 regularly is important to me, since lack of this vitamin could lead to developing anemia. With 63% oleic acid, avocado is an excellent source of skin care as well. One cup of avocado provides almost a quarter of your recommended daily intake of folate, a vitamin which cuts the risk of birth defects. If you’re pregnant or planning to be-avocados will help protect your unborn baby.
My FAVORITE SNACK! Almonds are among the world’s best sources of vitamin E and have high amounts of magnesium. Numerous studies link higher vitamin E consumption with lower rates of heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin E also supports healthy and glowing skin. The magnesium in almonds helps lower blood pressure level. High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure.
Dates are remarkable rich in iron, so they easily balance iron deficiencies in anemic people. I have times during my period where I become light headed. Eating a couple dates help me with the situation when it occurs. A fully ripe date can contain up to 80% sugar. That itself is not a bad thing and is part of what makes the fruit a good energy provider. Dates also contain organic sulfur which is a very rare element in most of the foods we eat today. Organic sulfur has very many health benefits the most notable being reducing allergic reactions and seasonal allergies.
5. DARK CHOCOLATE
Dark chocolate can truly help you concentrate. A study has shown that Dark chocolate increases blood flow to the brain, decrease inflammation and provide important minerals. The theobromine in dark chocolate is also known to harden tooth enamel, therefore warding off cavities. The higher the percentage of cacao the better (at least 70%). Dark chocolate’s flavanols have also been shown to improve overall skin health by reducing stress hormones that breakdown collagen in the skin.