What exactly is a “superfood”? A superfood can be defined as foods that are high in nutrients in their respective portions. Eating these foods on a regular basis can help to provide much needed nutrients and lead to better health in general.
There are many types of berries that can provide a wide range of unique nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Blueberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels amongst common fruits and vegetables while also being high in fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K.
2. Dark Leafy Greens
Eating your greens can help provide a wealth of nutrients and health benefits to help you strengthen your immune system and promote better digestion. Most dark leafy greens are also high in calcium, magnesium, zinc, fiber and vitamins A, C, E and K.
3. Chia Seeds
Don’t belittle chia seeds just based on its size as they are packed with more nutrients than you think. Chia seeds have shown to a great source of minerals such as iron, calcium, zinc and magnesium and may also help control high blood sugar levels.
Yogurts are a super source of protein and calcium that can make for a great on-the-go snack or a simple and light dessert after a meal. This is especially so for Greek yogurt which contains good bacteria such as the Lactobaccilus which has been shown to have properties that fight cancer.
Beetroots not only bring a vibrant purple colour to your plate, they also boast a wealth of vitamins and minerals while being low in calories and fat. Studies have also shown that beets can help to decrease high blood pressure levels and help with heart disease.
Make healthy eating part of your daily meals by switching up your food options by having a fruit and veggie smoothie every once in a while. Swing by DO. Café at Sunshine Plaza and you can do just that as the café offers a wide range of healthy meal options that includes salads, pastries and of course fruit and veggie smoothies that includes Creamy Avocado, Honey Strawberry, Kiwi Spinach and Triple Berries.
What's more, you also get a one-time $5 off Mamabox voucher with every order over $10 at DO Cafe!
Visit DO. Café at: 91 Bencoolen Street #01-58 Sunshine Plaza Singapore 189652 (3 mins walk from Bencoolen MRT)
🕒Operating Hours: 9am - 9pm Daily