Closing out our list of the most nutrient-dense foods, let’s look at those at the end of the alphabet:
💠 Quinoa - This ancient grain is a good source of many important nutrients such as folate, magnesium, zinc, and iron. One cup also has 8g of protein and 5g of fiber.
💠 Spinach - Leafy green spinach is high in fiber, and is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K1, as well as folic acid, iron, and calcium, among others. It can help improve eye health, reduce oxidative stress, and reduce blood pressure levels.
💠 Spirulina - This blue-green algae grows in both fresh and salt water and may just be the single most nutritious food on the planet. It contains good amounts of B vitamins, copper, and iron, and small amounts of most other vital nutrients. A one-tablespoon serving contains 4g of high quality protein with all of the essential amino acids.
💠 Sweet Potatoes - A single sweet potato provides you with 400% of your daily vitamin A, which can help keep your eyes and immune system healthy. They’re also rich in vitamins B and C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and antioxidants.
💠 Swiss Chard - In the same family as quinoa, spinach, and beets, swiss chard is an excellent source of many different vitamins and minerals that can help with everything from proper organ function, to blood health, bone building, and healing.
💠 Tomatoes - Among their vitamin C and potassium benefits, tomatoes also boast high levels of an antioxidant called lycopene, which has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and even cancer.
💠 Walnuts - Snacking on walnuts is a great choice. They are a little rich in calories because of their content of good fats, but they are also a good source of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. They also contain many different vitamins and minerals.
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