Top 10 Healthiest Food

quioA lot of foods are good for you, but here are the Top 10 that should be in your diet.
My top 10 super foods:

1. Chia Seeds
• High level of omega-3 fatty acids
• Excellent source of fiber
• Rich in antioxidants
• Regulate insulin levels
• Gluten free

2. Raw Mixed Nuts
• All-in-one food (contains protein, fat, carbs)
• Vitamin E (helps lower cardiovascular risk)
• Omega-3 fatty acids (especially in walnuts)
• Rich in L-Arginine (may help improve blood vessel function)
• High in fiber

3. Quinoa
• Contains all of the essential amino acids making it a complete protein
• Gluten free, complex-carbohydrate source (quinoa is actually a seed… it is not a grain)
• High level of manganese (antioxidant)
• High level of magnesium
• High in fiber

4. Black Rice
• Contains the same antioxidants that are found in blueberries without the sugar
• Contains almost double the amount of fiber compared to brown rice
• Helps lower cholesterol
• Gluten free, complex-carbohydrate source

5. 100% Grass-Fed Buffalo Meat
• Extremely lean source of protein (even lower calories, fat, and cholesterol than most fish and chicken!)
• Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
• High Iron content (especially great for women!)

6. Salmon
• High in Omega-3 fatty acids
• High quality protein source
• Contains selenium

7. Organic Eggs
• Pure source of protein
• Omega-3 fatty acids (in the yolk)
• Packed with vitamins (such as Vitamin B, E, D)
• Biotin (great for hair, skin and nails)
• Also contain potassium, choline, folic acid

8. Cauliflower
• Loaded with antioxidants
• Contains almost 4g of Fiber in just 1c
• High content of Vitamin K (helps reduce inflammation)
• Tons of studies linking consumption of cauliflower (and other cruciferous veggies) to cancer prevention

9. Spinach
• Huge amount of vitamin-A (helps with immunity)
• Super antioxidant food
• Contains flavonoids (anti-cancer properties)
• High iron content

10. Water
This is not a “food”, but water is so important. There are endless benefits to drinking water.