19 Foods You Should Be Eat For Your Best Body [Infographic]

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The saying goes; Healthy eating prolongs your extant, your diet transforms you into what you are today. Healthy eating offers many medicinal benefits, such as boosting your immune system, fighting ailments, boosting energy levels and enhances brain function. In each food you may find many benefits, however, the author opted to highlight specific categories.

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Weight control

  • Blueberries

Presents benefits that include immune booster, cellulite reduction, weight loss among others

  • Potatoes

Boiled potatoes are fat-free and rich nutrients; its properties enhance weight loss

  • Avocados

Avocado is versatile like all the foods on the list; they all have a lot to offer. Avocados are loaded with fiber which supports weight loss, reduce blood sugar and prevent certain ailments.

  • Almonds

Present antioxidant properties, has vitamin D, magnesium, and fiber which promote weight loss.

Blood flow stimulants

  • Celery

Have both qualities of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory which help improve blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and preventative to heart disease. Celery also stimulates the blood vessel to expand and contract thereby improving blood circulation.

  • Garlic

Have many health benefits which include controlling of blood pressure, heart disease, and many others. It prevents the blood clotting in the arteries and thereby improves blood circulation.

  • Ginger

Warms up the body and thereby stimulating blood circulation

Energy booster

  • Eggs

Source of iron, protein and many other vitamins like Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, B12 & B5, it also has Vitamin D and Vitamin E. Eggs present and ability to convert nutrients into usable energy.

  • Banana

Potassium and vitamin B in Banana enable your boy to release more energy while lowers the sugar levels

  • Spinach

It has got folate, which helps the body to convert nutrients into usable energy

  • Salmon

Rich in omega-3 fatty acids and proven to improve brain functions and help prevent heart disease

Brain function

  • Beetroot

Contain nitrites which widen blood vessels and thereby increasing blood flow to the brain. Other benefits include Aphrodisiac properties, prevent inflammation, and enhance heart health among others.

  • Broccoli

Present Vitamin K and Choline which respectively help to improve cognitive capabilities and enhance memory.

  • Rosemary

Increase blood flow to the brain and protects the brain from neurodegeneration

  • Walnuts

Known to improve mental alertness and prevent age-related cognitive decline

Eat for a better sleep

  • Lettuce

Present sedative properties that affect the brain.

  • Carrots

Present alpha carotenoids and its properties react positively on age-related pathological conditions, it is believed that carotenoids coupled with potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin A and biotin found in carrots promote better sleep.

  • Chamomile tea

Reportedly relaxes nerves and muscles and present sedative properties

  • Prunes

Present melatonin producing properties. Melatonin is a sleeping hormone, although it is produced by many other tissues but, the major source is pineal gland in the vertebrate brain

 

 

 

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