9 Superfoods to Add to Your Meals

Cocoa adds a rather rich flavor profile, and many existing recipes already include it. And, of course, if you're serving up any kind of frozen treat, simply sprinkle cacao powder

1. Raw Cacao Powder

Dulse is an edible seaweed high in many vitamins and minerals. It's known specifically for its high iodine content, which helps keep your thyroid functioning properly.

2. Dulse

One ounce of the tiny seeds contains an impressive 11 grams of fiber. A few tablespoons are enough to keep you full and your blood sugar stable, making them a very diet-friendly food.

3. Chia Seeds

"These are a great source of minerals; they're lower in fat than almonds, and they offer antifungal and antiviral properties," says Angela Lemond, RDN.

4. Pumpkin Seeds

Nutritional yeast is an inactive yeast made from sugar cane and beet molases.It's got a nutty,cheesy flavor profile and boasts a whopping ten grams of protein per two tablespoons

5. Nutritional Yeast

"Tried and true, garlic makes most things taste better and contains strong antibacterial powers. It also helps keep small and large blood vessels elastic as you age," says Lemond.

6. Garlic

Consuming this superfood has been credited with helping to lower blood pressure, cutting your risk for cancer and diabetes, and helping to keep bones healthy.

7. Watercress

 Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, calcium, fiber, and protein, and is also very low in calories.

8. Spinach

Pine nuts are an excellent source of manganese,a powerful inhibitor of free radicals which cause damage to the body and can play a role in the development of cancer and aging says Lemond

9. Pine Nuts

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