Healthy Foods You Should Eat Everyday

Olives

Olives

Have you ever removed an olive from your pizza, sandwich, or salad? Or maybe you’ve scooped it out of your cocktail drink? The next time you have the urge to take olives out of your food, think again.

Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries contain, among others, vitamin C which helps the immune system, Vitamin B6 which promotes energy, and Vitamin K which helps bone health.

Maca

Maca

Maca is a root that originally grows in Peru and that has been used over centuries as a medicinal herb and food supplement.

Chickpeas

Chickpeas

Chickpeas are rich in fiber and folate, low in cholesterol and have a number of nutritional values. It also contains a number of minerals such as iron, zinc, copper, manganese, phosphorous and molybdenum, needed by the body.

Salmon

Salmon

Did you know that there are about eight different kinds of salmon living in our ocean? However the most popular in the human diet is the pink salmon. It is an oily-fish which has been proven to improve human health due to its omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, minerals and vitamins. Its beneficial properties help reduce the risk of developing illnesses such as heart diseases, osteoporosis or even various types of cancer. Including salmon in our meals will also improve brain function, help us sleep better and be in a good mood. Improves Brain Function One of the most beneficial elements salmon contains are omega-3 fatty acids. These acids are key to the normal metabolism of any human body and make up almost a 10% of our brain, but unfortunately our bodies are unable to manufacture them. That is why it is essential to include them in our diet with foods like salmon among others. Thousands of studies have been made testing the positive impact of omega-3 acids in human health. It is said that omega-3 fatty acids help improve the transfer of information between cells. As well, they help stimulate blood circulation and aid in the lubrication of veins and arteries maintaining the brain tissues healthy. Therefore salmon is a great ally to preserve and improve brain function. Reduces Heart Diseases Omega-3 fatty acids also reduce blood pressure and positively reduce the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood, decreasing the risk of suffering a stroke. But not only the omega-3s help our heart, salmon also contains a high level of vitamin D which is essential for calcium absorption, cell growth and the good functioning of the neurological and immune systems. The lack of vitamin D increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and other cronical illnesses like cancer or type-1 diabetes. That is why it is so important to include salmon in our eating plan. Helps to Sleep and Feel Better Pink salmon is a very rich source of tryptophan, which is a natural sedative. Tryptophan is used in alternative treatments against minor cases of depression and insomnia helping decrease their negative effects in our body like anxiety or irrational anger and apathy. Besides...

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