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BEST NUTRITIONAL FOODS FOR A HEALTHY DIET
Friday 12th June 2020
Keeping healthy during lockdown isn’t always easy and an essential way to ensure you’re keeping your body fighting fit is with a great diet. Here are some of the best foods to keep in stock during isolation.
- Kale is packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre, antioxidants and various bioactive compounds. 100 grams of kale is only 50 calories but packed a hell of punch. It contains 3 grams of protein (essential for building muscle) 2 grams of fibre and large amounts of vitamin B6, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, manganese, vitamins C, A and K1.
- Blueberries. Arguably the greatest superfood. Although you won’t find much protein or fibre in them, like you would with kale, they make up for it with the vast array of antioxidants that they pack. A magnitude of studies have been done on blueberries, pointing to the massively positive impact they have on the human body, from weight loss, increasing brain function and improving ones memory.
- Dark Chocolate. Surprisingly, to some, dark chocolate is very good for you. It is high in cacao content and boasts an arsenal filled with fibre, iron and magnesium. What is great about this super food is it feels like a treat.
- Salmon is arguable the best meat you can put in your body. Linked to improved wellbeing and a lower risk of many serious diseases, packed with protein, essential omega-3 fats, salmon has it all. A 100-gram piece of wild salmon contains 2.8 grams of omega-3s, along with lots of high-quality animal protein and ample vitamins and minerals, including large amounts of magnesium, potassium, selenium and B vitamins.
We hope you’re keeping fighting fit at home, send us pics and clips of your healthy meals and killer workouts.
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