Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Superfoods for Flexibility

These are naturally occurring comestibles that are loaded with vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and phytonutrients at degrees that far-exceed the average.

Superfoods give you a buzz, mend your body, and do you experience fantastic. Yoga pupils set heavy demands on their body, often neglecting to refill their system with nutrient-dense natural nutrients that volition maintain them healthy and strong.

Below is a shortlist of my favourite Superfoods. Buy them fresh or low-temperature dried, and organic whenever possible.


Dark greenness veggies are some of the most mineral-dense foods on the planet—and waterborne leafy vegetable or sprouted leafy vegetable are even more than cogent because our waterways have got not been as depleted of minerals as the soil. Eat as many greenness nutrients as you can as often as possible.

Primary Benefits:

- cogent beginning for minerals

- alkalizing consequence on the organic structure (fights acid build-up)

- encouragements immune system

- high in fibre (healthy bowels)

- chlorophyll rich (cleanses and energizes the body)


Spirulina, chlorella, barleycorn grass juice extract, corn grass, kale, parsley, all seaweeds and sea vegetables, chard, and spinach.


The progresses in agricultural technology (selective genteelness and familial engineering) directly correlative to the diminution of the nutritionary value of our foods. Plants such as as corn, soy, and rice—staples of the modern world—are A great beginning for calories, but they no longer pack the nutritionary poke they did when our ascendants first began domestic cultivation.

Today, the most nutrient-dense foods are what I name the prehistoric plants; the ugly, brown-colored, intimidating dry good you see in plastic bins at the wellness nutrient stores. These are, of course, commercial crops, but they still closely resemble their ascendants and battalion a cogent poke of nutrients that won't disappoint.

Primary Benefits:

- laden with cancer-fighting anti-oxidants

- naturally fiber-rich

- first-class beginning of bio-available proteins

- low in sugars

- naturally well-balanced

- hard to overeat


Millet, quinoa, amaranth, wild rice, bulgur, benne seeds, sprouted seeds of clover, broccoli, mung bean beans, and radish.


Most people acquire their fat from inferior, animate being based foods like milk, ghee, cheese, butter, meat. In animals' organic structures (and yours), built up toxins like pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics, and pollutants are most-often deposited in fat cells. To do things worse, animate being fat also come ups with the ill-famed low-density lipoprotein (bad) cholesterin that tin Pb to damaged arterias and bosom disease. No wonderment fat have such as a bad reputation?

Foolishly, many people today attempt to avoid all fats when really, they should be avoiding animate being fats. Plant fats are not only good for you—they are indispensable for health and wellness and must be eaten on a regular basis. Good fat give you sustained energy, heals your body, and balances hormones.

Primary Benefits:

- supplies indispensable edifice blocks for the body

- decelerates soaking up of refined sugars

- enable the organic structure to absorb fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K)

- advances healthy bowels

- indispensable for the organic structures tissues

- balances internal secretions and mood


Raw almonds, benne seeds, helianthus seeds, hemp seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin vine seeds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamia tree nuts, avocado, coconut, durian, and cold-pressed olive, coconut, hemp, flax, and benne oils.


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