Story about super food or super grain popular nowadays
Super food is rich in nutrition. What we call a super food inhibit free radicals generated in our body because of wrong eating habits to enhance the immune system of the body to the effect of slowing down the aging process. New York Times introduced super food 10 selecting mostly low-calorie foods with rich in nutrients in 2002. The super foods 10 selected at that time: Oats, blueberries, broccoli, garlic, spinach, tomatoes, green tea, salmon, nuts, wine, etc. Other than that, the super foods introduced by Dr. Steven G Pratt, the US Food and Nutrition Research Areas guru, in 2004: Blueberries, broccoli, beans, soybeans, oats, oranges, wild salmon, yogurt, zucchini, tomatoes, turkey, walnuts and tea. In recent years, a variety of cereals are very popular as super grains: Quinoa, Amaranth, chia seed, flaxseed, lentils, Egypt beans (chickpeas), etc.
Quinoa is a typical super food which has 2-times higher protein content, six times higher potassium that sooth swelling body, seven times higher calcium than rice, Quinoa is a gluten-free food that has recently emerged on the dining table on top rank as a completely healthy food. It has been featured as one of the best food against intestinal cancer.
Lentil beans, also known as one of the world’s top five health foods rich in vitamins and minerals is effective in preventing skin aging . In particular, it contains 12 times the dietary fiber of the banana to reduce blood cholesterol and also helps diet. It is one of the attractive grain that maintain the feeling of fullness for long and has crispy chewing taste.
Egyptian beans (chickpeas)
Egypt bean, called by various names are rich in protein and calcium. It is recommend for growing children or women who have to prevent osteoporosis. Rich dietary fiber helps improvement of bowel function. Magnesium, vitamin B9, phosphorus, iron, etc. helps to prevent the drop of energy in conjunction with a low blood sugar levels.
Chia seed has more anti-oxidants than blueberries and rich in omega-3 and dietary fiber that reduce cholesterol and triglycerides.
Flaxseed is steadily used for medical effect since the days of ancient Egypt as it is rich in omega-3, dietary fiber, protein, minerals, and vitamins. Omega-3 reduce fatty acids, prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure and is rich in fiber and protein to help promote metabolism and to treat constipation and also effective for weight control.