September 26, 2016
We all know eating well is vital for our physical and mental state. As busy professionals who need to be on top of our game 24/7, making wise food choices can help us achieve our goals. Even if we do not have time to ensure every meal we eat is balanced, by adding certain produce to our everyday food , this can make a huge difference.
Contains omega 3 which are good fats. Some examples are salmon, trout and mackerel. These contain sufficient levels of both EPA and DHA which is thought to help us manage stress and helps make the good mood brain chemical, serotonin.
Rich in a chemical called proanthocyanidin which is the natural antioxidant that’s proven to fight cancer, lose weight and give you glowing young skin.
Are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk. The whites are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.
Is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E, and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids.
Nuts have different nutrition credentials and will offer various health benefits . Adding them to cereal, a salad, or whizzing up into a smoothie provides mega nutrition. Brazil nuts, walnuts and almonds are all great for brain power!