Superfoods That You Have Overlooked

Superfoods That You Have Overlooked


Often, the foods are found frequently on the plates. They become the routine, making it a monotony to cook and eat. There are amazing foods that is more often overlooked despite they are rich in nutrients. Here are the 8 super foods, you would have most probably failed to notice.


Spirulina superfood

It is a great food for those who do not like or who avoid the meat foods. This blue green algae is rich in B12. Most of the vegans do suffer from defiance of B12 because the same is available in great quantity in the meat foods rather than in the veggies. Such people can compensate with the Spirulina. This is the only whole food source loaded with B13 for the vegans. Include this super food in your smoothies and shakes.

Hemp Seeds

Hemp Seeds superfood

EPA, DHA and ALA form the omega 3 fatty acids. Hemp seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which are great for your heart. They control the LDL cholesterol levels. Also, the omega 3 fatty acids help you fight inflammation and fat belly. Compared with milks and eggs, hemp seeds contain rich proteins and also these proteins are easy to digest. You can add these seeds in the vegan cheese cakes.

Adzuki Beans

This reddish brown beans has more nutrients than any other. Compared with all other beans you can name, these little reddish brown beans contain more protein and less fat. You can get the benefits regular bowel movements, lower cholesterol levels, and boost your energy levels. Never forget to add them and get benefitted with the zinc, potassium, iron and B12 in the Adzuki beans.

Kuchika Twig Tree

The twigs, stalks and stems of the tea plant are used to make this tea. You can find this great twig tea balancing the acidity levels. Initially it is what the farmer’s drink because that is what is left over after the harvest. Now, it is gaining more audience because, the twig helps in longevity.


ghee superfood

Ghee or clarified butter is often used in the Indian cuisine. This super food enhances memory, digestion and intelligence. This also boosts the immune system.


Fenugreek superfood

These tiny seeds possess great benefits. These can be used to get rid of menstrual cramps, control diabetes, menopause symptoms and also reduces the cholesterol levels. This herb can be powdered and used in almost all the gravies. You can also soak this in water overnight and take swallow it in the morning. It also is said that this herb helps in weight loss.

Grape Fruits

Grape Fruits superfood

These vitamin C and folic acid rich fruits are forgotten by many. If you had been a kid during the 1980s you surely would have known that these fruits with a spoon of sugar. Now, this is great thins with its nutrients, and it is no harm to get back to your childhood.

Jerusalem Artichokes

If you feel too tired and need some energy to get going, then the Jerusalem Artichokes ought to be in your diet. This is a iron rich food and with a cup of this super food, you can get 5.4 mg of iron per cup.

Reviewed By:

Dr. Kaushal M. Bhavsar (MBBS, MD)

Assistant Professor in Pulmonary Medicine, GMERS Medical College, Ahmedabad