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It seems like every year, the iconic superfoods are taking a more headstrong game with better options. This is due to the expansion of healthy superfood companies that are looking to explore new grounds. More superfood brands are discovering new ways to bottle health and happiness, we’ve narrowed down the list of the top foods that are making a major breakthrough.
Here are 5 healthy superfoods that are taking over 2017.
If you haven’t already noticed the gelatin trend, you must be living under a rock. The idea of gelatin might sound a bit straight, but its health benefits may cause you to reconsider. Gelatin comes from pigs, cows, and even fish. It is made up of collagenous joints, connective tissues, tendons and formed into a powder. You can enjoy it with juice, smoothies, or even coffee without the clumpy Jell-O consistency.
Just one ounce of watermelon seeds is said to help boost around 10g of protein as well as provide a great source of magnesium, vitamin B, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.
The Chaga mushroom is a fungus that grows on Birth trees and is suggested to be used for medicinal uses. The mushroom contains a rich source of B-vitamins enzymes, flavonoids minerals, antioxidants, and phenols. It is also proven to protect the cells from oxidative DNA damage and reduce the progression of cancer in the body.
Adaptogens are a natural form of Xanax without all the harmful side effects. As the latest herbal trend, adaptogens are shown to help the adrenal system control hormones and manage stress.
Step aside coconut oil, as a new fat is taking over. Avocado oil is making its way into the mainstream with a high smoke temperature. Cooking at a high temperature will risk altering the chemical structure and destroying the nutritional properties of the meal. Avocado will retain the chemical structure and benefit with nutrients better than any other cooking oil.
What’s your favorite superfood? Did they make our top list? Comment below and share your thoughts with us!