Top 10 Healthiest Foods

a healthy lifestyle begins with a
healthy diet welcome to gymat-home.com
and today we’re counting down our picks
for the top ten healthiest foods for
this list we picked the 10 essential
superfoods that have shown to
significantly improve people’s health
and well-being while there are many
things that can be incorporated into a
healthy diet this list focuses on things
that can be eaten and are readily
accessible to most people the focus is
also squarely on solid foods so we
aren’t mentioning things like red wine
olive oil or tea

number 10 avocado


avocado so good for you that it actually
makes other super foods healthier
avocado is rich in oleic acid which
lowers the risk of heart and
inflammatory diseases it also enhances
the body’s absorption of carotenoids
essential nutrients found in leafy
greens and red or yellow vegetables add
avocado to a salad and you actually
amplify the nutritional value of
virtually everything else in the bowl
and don’t be afraid of the avocados high
fat content it’s what makes it creamy
delicious and incredibly nutritious plus it’s good fat
number 9 kale 

kale while all leafy greens
should be part of a healthy diet
including spinach it’s kale that packs
the greatest punch rich in various
essential vitamins a cup of kale
actually matches and sometimes surpasses
a cup of milk in terms of calcium
content it’s complex chemical
composition can help to fight cancer and
can actually repair DNA in damaged cells
sauteed or steamed pureed or boiled this
hearty veg its nutritional content
regardless of preparation so if you
think you don’t like kale just try preparing it another way

number 8 sweet potatoes

weet potatoes trumping even the carrot
as a primary source of beta-carotene the
orange fleshed sweet potato provides a
variety of health benefits in one simple
to cook easy to eat package the popular
root vegetable helps to balance blood
glucose levels while also raising blood
levels of vitamin A
essential for maintaining a healthy
immune system and eyesight best serve
steamed or boiled you can optimize its
nutritional benefits by drizzling on a
small amount of a healthy fat like olive
oil to enhance your body’s nutrient absorption

number 7 blueberries 


blueberries jam-packed with antioxidants
vitamin C and fiber this we bury might
actually improve memory and slow down or
postpone certain cognitive disorders
related to aging as fruits go the
blueberry is relatively low in sugar and
can help maintain a healthy glycemic
level when eaten on a regular basis
cheaper and more readily available than
the recently lauded goji berry the
blueberry also maintains its nutritional
value when frozen which means you can
reap benefits of this sweet and tangy fruit all year round

number 6 almonds


delicious and versatile this much-loved
nut is actually a seed whose high fat
content can satiate a craving while
simultaneously improving your overall
health almonds are rich in
monounsaturated fat which reduces
unhealthy cholesterol levels and lowers
the risk of heart disease a great source
f vitamin E the almond can help improve
overall cardiovascular health and is
thought to reduce certain signs of aging
want to feel good and maybe even look a
little better start snacking on some almonds

number 5 appleS

yes it’s true an apple a day will actually keep the
doctor away a good source of vitamin C
and soluble fiber Apple’s improved blood
glucose and cholesterol levels their
antioxidant properties promote the
production of collagen which strengthens
veins and capillaries and helps to
maintain fresh youthful looking skin a
versatile fruit that comes in a variety
of types red green or gold this popular
snack has some pretty powerful health benefits


number 4 salmon

rich in b12 vitamin D and with one of the highest
concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids of
any food wild or organically farmed is
really your best bet when it comes to
this fish recent studies suggest that eating salmon
helped improve cardiovascular functions
and might even help to reduce depression
and boost learning capabilities the
ultimate brain food when it comes to a
healthy diet this oily fish is really a no-brainer

number 3 oats


oats whole grain oats are a great source
of soluble fiber and can significantly
lower cholesterol while also preventing
heart disease some types of breast
cancer and colon cancer and sure we know
these whole grains might be a little bit
boring but they’re cheap easy to cook
and really really good for you
boost flavor with a few berries throw in
some almonds and enjoy your body will thank you 


number 2 garlic


garlic a staple ingredient in virtually every type of
cooking an ancient remedy whose
medicinal properties stand the test of
time garlic can improve a meal just as
easily as it improves your health with a
variety of antibiotic and
anti-inflammatory properties garlic
boosts your immune system helps with
metabolic functions and has been shown
to have certain cancer preventative
properties the key to keeping its health
benefits let’s sit after chopping or
crushing and never overcook the key to
enjoying garlic with friends breath
mints before we dig into our

number 1 broccoli


broccoli eat your greens helps to detoxify the body
systems reduces inflammation and is rich
with antioxidants making it one of the
best things you can eat to maintain
health and possibly prevent certain
types of cancer the key to healthy
broccoli is preparation overcooking not
only makes the veg soggy and well gross
it also destroys all nutrient value
lightly steaming it will maintain its
texture flavor and it’s incredibly
powerful health benefits you’ll just
have to deal with the taste do you agree
with our list
what vital veggie phenomenal fruit or
simple tasty super snack do you think
deserves our attention for more