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6 Superfoods to Boost Your Health

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6 Superfoods to Boost Your Health

Superfoods are foods that are particularly nutrient-dense and help keep your body healthy.

Eating a diet rich in superfoods can help protect your health and give you more energy. Of course, you can’t live on a cheeseburger and fries diet, add a few superfoods, and expect to feel great. A healthy lifestyle is all about your overall habits, and that means avoiding unhealthy saturated fats, limiting your refined sugars, and getting plenty of exercise.

Superfoods aren’t a silver bullet, but as part of an overall healthy, active routine, they can definitely give you a boost. Some superfoods protect against disease, some have anti-aging properties, and some do both. What all of the superfoods on this list have in common is that they’re delicious and they’re easy to find at the grocery store or your local co-op’s or health food store’s bulk bin.

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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7:29PM PDT on May 15, 2013


5:14PM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

Thank you for the informative post! (P, T)

11:58PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

I have heard of people eating Chia seeds but I haven't tried them yet. I still relate them to the silly Chia-pets on TV comercials

2:07PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013


10:41AM PST on Mar 9, 2013


4:03AM PST on Mar 9, 2013

I need to stop falling off the wagon with my eating and drinking. I love orange juice & smoothies & cranberry/pomegranate juice & almond milk but occasional have unhealthy beverages. I love fruit but occasional over do it with faux meats. I like vegetables but ruin it by adding lots of soy sauce.

I need to be completely committed to a healthy lifestyle!

8:11AM PST on Mar 8, 2013

Thanks for

5:07AM PST on Mar 8, 2013

Eat our health out

3:49PM PST on Jan 30, 2013

thanks, great list.

5:41AM PST on Jan 2, 2013

interesting. chia seeds? we don't have them here in the uk. be interesting what else to do with kale though!

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