5 of the Healthiest Foods

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There are a number of superfoods that are both tasty and great for your health.

Add these foods to your daily meals and head towards a super healthy body, improved overall mood and reduced risk of diseases.

1.Broccoli

Rich in fibre, calcium, potassium and folate, one medium stalk of broccoli contains more than 100 percent of your daily vitamin needs.

Top Tip:
Quickly microwaving broccoli preserves most of its vitamin C. Boiling it for too long can destroy most of its vital nutrients.

2. Salmon

Linked to reducing the risk of depression, heart disease and arthritis, this oily fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A and D.

Top Tip:
Great substitutes include trout, mackerel, sardines and anchovies

3. Lemons

By having just one lemon a day you are consuming more than 100 percent of your daily vitamin C requirements.

Top Tip:
As well as nutritious, lemons are a great agent to use when cleaning.

4. Avocados

Although expensive, avocados are rich in healthy fats, very high fibre, vitamin B, K and E. Research has shown that by consuming avocado regularly can reduce your risk of heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol levels.

Top Tip:
Avocados have 35 percent more potassium than bananas.

5. Dark Chocolate

Produced from cocoa tree seeds, dark chocolate is one of the great sources of antioxidants. It can reduce blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease.

Top Tip:
Dark chocolate is a natural stimulant because it contains caffeine.

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