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Just like high performance cars demand high performance fuel, your body deserves high performance fuel (nutrition) to perform at its best. Give your body Superfoods -- and supplement with real food nutritional supplementation to fill in the gaps. You may not know that 95% of all supplements are made from synthetic materials that are useless for our bodies.



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Following is our Guide to Eating Superfoods.

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APPLES

A synergy of:

Polyphenols, fiber, vitamin C, potassium

Other good choices:

Pears

Try to eat:

An apple a day

AVOCADO

A synergy of:

Monounsaturated fatty acids, fiber, magnesium, folate, vitamin E, carotenoids, glutathioine, beta-sitosterol, chlorophyll, polyphenols, lutein

Other good choices:

Asparagus, artichokes, extra virgin olive oil

Try to eat:

1/3 to ½ of an avocado multiple times weekly

BEANS

A synergy of:

Low-fat protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, folate, potassium, magnesium, phytonutrients

Other good choices:

Pinto, navy, great northern, lima, garbanzo (chickpeas), lentils, green beans, sugar snap peas, and green peas

Try to eat:

At least four ½ cup servings per week

BLUEBERRIES

A synergy of:

Synergy of multiple nutrients and phytonutrients, polyphenols (proanthocyanins, anthocyanins, quercetin, catechins), salicylic acid, carotenoids, fiber, folate, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, manganese, magnesium, iron, riboflavin, niacin, phytoestrogens

Other good choices:

Purple grapes, cranberries, boysenberries, raspberries, strawberries, currants, blackberries, cherries, and all other varieties of fresh, frozen, or freeze-dried berries

Try to eat:

1 to 2 cups daily

BROCCOLI

A synergy of:

Sulforaphane, indoles, folate, fiber, calcium, vitamin C, beta-carotene, letein/zeaxanthin

Other good choices:

Brussels spouts, cabbage, kale, turnips, cauliflower, collards, bok choy, mustard greens, swiss chard

Try to eat:

½ to 1 cup most days

CINNAMON

A SuperSpice - try to incorporate daily

Other great health promoting spices: sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary, fennel, tumeric, caraway, anise, coriander, cumin & tarragon

DARK CHOCOLATE

A synergy of:

Polyphenols

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

A synergy of:

Monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, carotenoids, polyphenols, phytosterols

Other good choices:

Coconut oil

Try to eat:

About 1 tablespoon most days

GARLIC

A synergy of:

Organosulfur compounds (75 total, with allicin the most active), saponins, polyphenols, selenium, arginine, vitamin C, potassium

Other good choices:

Scallions, shallots, leeks, onions

Try to eat:

"To taste" multiple times a week

HONEY

A synergy of:

181 different substances including: polyphenols, salicylates, oligosaccharides

Other good choices:

Stevia, agave nectar, grade B maple syrup

Try to eat:

“To taste”, when desired

KIWI

A synergy of:

Vitamin C, folate, vitamin E, potassium, fiber, carotenoids (primarily lutein/zeaxanthin), polyphenols, chlorophyll, glutathione, pectin

Other good choices:

Pineapple, guava (any variety)

Try to eat:

Multiple times a week

 

PLAIN YOGURT

A synergy of:

Live active cultures, complete protein, calcium, B2 (riboflavin), B12, potassium, magnesium, zinc, conjugated linoleic acid

Other good choices:

Kefir, soy yogurt

Try to eat:

 

Multiple times a week. Add fresh fruit, if desired.

OATS

A synergy of:

Fiber, beta glucan, protein, magnesium, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, thiamin

Other good choices:

Wheat germ, ground flaxseed, brown rice, barley, whole wheat, buckwheat, rye, millet, bulgur wheat, amaranth, quinoa, kamut, yellow corn, wild rice, spelt, couscous

Try to eat:

Whole-grain foods that contain a daily minimum of 10 grams of whole-grain fiber daily

ONIONS

A synergy of:

Selenium, fructans (including inulin), vitamin E, vitamin C, potassium, diallyl sulfide, saponins, fiber, polyphenols

Other good choices:

Garlic, scallions, shallots, leeks, chives

Try to eat:

Multiple times a week

ORANGES

A synergy of:

Vitamin C, fiber, folate, limonene, potassium, polyphelols, pectin

Other good choices:

Lemons, white and pink grapefruit, kumquats, tangerines, limes

Try to eat:

1 serving daily

POMEGRANATES

A synergy of:

Vitamin B6, vitamin C, polyphenols, potassium

Other good choices:

Plums

Try to eat:

4 to 8 ounces of 100% pomegranate juice multiple times a week or any amount of seeds

PUMPKIN

A synergy of:

Alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, magnesium, pantothenic acid

Other good choices:

Carrots, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, orange bell peppers

Try to eat:

½ cup 5-7 days a week

SPINACH

A synergy of:

Synergy of multiple nutrients/phytonutrients, lutein/zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids, glutathione, alpha-lipoic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E, B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, B6, folate), minerals (calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc), polyphenols, betaine, coenzyme Q10 

Other good choices:

Kale, collard, swiss chard, arugula, mustard greens, turnip greens, bok choy, romaine lettuce, orange bell peppers, seaweed

Try to eat:

1 cup steamed or 2 cups raw most days

TEA

A synergy of:

Flavonoids, fluoride

Varieties:

Green or herbal teas  

Try to eat:

1 to 4 cups daily or more

TOMATOES

A synergy of:

Lycopene, vitamin C, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, phytuene and phytofluene, potassium, B vitamins (B6, niacin, folate, thiamin, pantothenic acid), chromium, biotin, fiber

Other good choices:

Red watermelon, pink grapefruit, Japanese persimmons, red-fleshed papaya, strawberry guava

Try to eat:

1 serving of processed tomatoes or varieties listed above per day and multiple servings per week of fresh tomatoes

TURKEY (skinless Turkey Breast)

A synergy of:

Low-fat protein, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc

Other good choices:

Skinless chicken breast

Try to eat:

3 to 4 servings a week of 3 to 4 ounces

WALNUTS

A synergy of:

Plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, magnesium, polyphenols, protein, fiber, potassium, plant sterols, vitamin B6, arginine, resveratrol, melatonin

Other good choices:

Almonds, pistachios, sesame seeds, peanuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, macadamia nuts, pecans, hazelnuts, cashews

Try to eat:

1 ounce, 5 times a week

WILD SALMON

A synergy of:

Marine-derived omega 3 fatty acids, B vitamins, calcium (when canned with bones), selenium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, carotenoids

Other good choices:

Halibut, canned albacore tuna, sardines, herring, trout, sea bass, oysters, and clams

Try to eat:

3-4 ounces 2 to 4 times a week

Pratt, Steven G. & Matthews, Kathy. SuperFoods HealthStyle, New York: William Morrow, 2006.